What if ALL you had to do today was to be happy?

We had a Client arrive for a massage the other day.  She had been delayed by traffic and thoughtfully called to let us know she was close but late. When she arrived, we could clearly see she was stressed.

Following her massage, we asked if she wanted to now relax further with salt therapy, which comes with every RockSalt massage. We checked to make sure she wasn’t in a hurry.  Her response was surprising and inspiring.  She said, “No, I’m not in a hurry. My only responsibility today is to be HAPPY!”

How refreshing!  What if today, YOUR only responsibility was to be happy?  How would your day change? Would you see your problems the same? Would the daily challenges be less daunting?

A Harvard study in 2007 found “…that emotional vitalitya sense of enthusiasm, of hopefulness, of engagement in life, and the ability to face lifes stresses with emotional balanceappears to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. The protective effect was distinct and measurable, even when taking into account such wholesome behaviors as not smoking and regular exercise.”

If being happy helps reduce the risk of coronary disease, imagine what effect it has on overall body and wellness.  Why not try it? After all, happiness is a choice… and it’s free.