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International Happiness Day - July 10, 2008

Happiness Experts Invite Everyone To Celebrate International Happiness Day on July 10, 2008

New Zealand Ambassador Pat Armitstead

(and the Happiness Vanguard Panel are inviting everyone in the world to celebrate happiness on International Happiness Day, July 10 2008 ( Their goal is to inspire over one million people worldwide to intentionally celebrate happiness on this one day.

Happiness is a choice that is available to everyone. This is the message of International Happiness Day, which takes place on July 10, 2008. Initiated by Liberto Pereda Romera of Barcelona, Spain, International Happiness Day ( is a day in which people from all over the world intentionally choose to be happy while inspiring the happiness of others through simple acts of kindness, expressions of joy, gratitude, optimism and forgiveness. Pat Armitstead has joined forces with six other happiness experts and coaches in order to spread the word about International Happiness Day and inspire at least one million people worldwide to celebrate happiness on July 10, 2008.

Pat believes "you cant lift your bottom line if your people are down " and joining Pat in this crusade to promote International Happiness Day are Eva Gregory and Jeanna Gabellini, U.S. Ambassadors for International Happiness Day ( and, Lionel Ketchian, founder of Happiness Clubs (, Mark Webb, lawyer and founder of This Happy Planet (, Aymee Coget, Happiness Expert and founder of Make Me Happy (http://www.makemehappytvcom), Bob Nozik, MD and Tal Ben Shahar, PhD ( and Avid Giat, founder of

This group of happiness leaders call themselves the Happiness Vanguard Panel.

To participate in International Happiness Day on July 10, 2008, one need only set the intention to celebrate happiness on that day. But to help facilitate participation, Pat Armitstead suggests the following:
1. Join the International Happiness Day Group on Facebook:

2. Join the Joyologists Happiness Club, or start one in your area:

3. Watch the International Happiness Day video on YouTube:

For more information on International Happiness Day, go to:


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