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Celebrating the International Day of Happiness: A Path to Joyful Living

In a world where over 300 million people suffer from depression, the pursuit of happiness has never been more critical! March 20th marks the International Day of Happiness, a global celebration dedicated to recognizing the importance of happiness and well-being in our lives.

KinJoy Founder, Kinshasa Msola
KinJoy Founder, Kinshasa Msola

As a self-proclaimed Joy Enthusiast, this day serves as a profound reminder that happiness is not a destination to be reached, but a winding journey filled with ups and downs. I believe that anyone can shift their mindset towards making intentional efforts to focus on joy and happiness. So go ahead and start now by embracing every moment and finding joy in the journey of life.

🤔What is the International Day of Happiness?

The International Day of Happiness was established by the United Nations in 2013, to recognize the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in people's lives. The day is based on the belief that happiness is a fundamental human right and that promoting happiness and well-being can lead to a more inclusive, peaceful, equitable, and sustainable world.

Let’s Celebrate Happiness!🥳

How can you celebrate March 20th? Start by taking actionable steps and being intentional with each moment. Here are a few suggestions on how I plan to infuse more happiness into the day:

  • Practice Gratitude: Take a moment to reflect on and appreciate the good in your life. Expressing gratitude can significantly boost your mood and overall sense of happiness. "Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day!"

  • Connect with Others: Reach out to family and friends and strengthen your connections. Happiness often comes from meaningful relationships. Get out and Get Social!

  • Do Something Kind: Even small gestures of kindness can make a big difference in someone's day. Plus - this also increases your own happiness, so start cashing in Kindness with these ideas.

  • Embrace Your Inner Child: Take time to laugh, be silly, and act like a kid again. Engaging in playful activities and embracing a sense of wonder can bring a light-hearted joy that refreshes the soul.

  • Mindfulness and Meditation: Incorporate mindfulness practices into your daily routine. Meditation can help reduce stress and increase feelings of happiness.

Make Happiness a priority.

✨KinJoy: Infusing Happiness into Every Experience

This beautiful transformative feeling of joy is why I started KinJoy Events. At KinJoy, we believe that "Happiness is Contagious" and it's our mission to be a catalyst for positive change. It’s why we’re so obsessed with infusing the feeling of joy into every event and product we create. We understand that happiness is not just about the big moments; it's about cherishing the small, everyday experiences that bring a smile to your face.

Whether it's through our interactive JoyShops, where creativity and mindfulness merge, or our JoyVents, where meaningful social experiences and unique fun await- we are committed to infusing happiness into every aspect of what we do.

In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, we invite you to reflect on what brings you joy and share your stories with us! Comment on our blog or send us a message.

And don’t forget to make happiness a priority by joining us at one of our upcoming events, where you can experience firsthand the joy and connection that come from connecting with others. Let's spread happiness together and make the world a brighter, more joyful place.


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