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26 simple, realistic and actionable strategies to help you become happier and live with more passion and satisfaction. It's too easy to give in to the daily grind and become filled with stress, anxiety and anxiousness, and then become creatively blocked, unproductive and unhappy. But when you take a few specifically designed moments each day for yourself you can re-energiz26 simple, realistic and actionable strategies to help you become happier and live with more passion and satisfaction. It's too easy to give in to the daily grind and become filled with stress, anxiety and anxiousness, and then become creatively blocked, unproductive and unhappy. But when you take a few specifically designed moments each day for yourself you can re-energize your enthusiasm, motivation, and passion.When happy you are naturally more productive and creative.If you are like most people, then you are conditioned to wait for the next shoe to drop. It's not your fault, and there's no one to blame. It's just the way it is and there's nothing you can do about it. Or is there?Happiness is a state of a mind, and you alone have the power to decide how happy you can be. You just might not know it yet.These strategies will help you recognize and transform your thinking into a positive mindset that has you excited to start each day and live your passion to the fullest. Light, easy-to-digest tips will guide you to happiness not just today, but every day....

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Happy Every Day: Simple, Effective Ways to Better Days Reviews

  • Minkee Robinson
    2019-03-29 18:01

    I was pleasantly surprised to find out that Bryan Hutchinson's new book Happy Every Day was more than just a few pages of positive affirmations and encouraging words. So much more. I am a naturally optimistic and happy person with the occasional grouchy day thrown in just to make the kids and the dog sit up and take notice, so I expected to just nod my head and say, yep, yep, got it, done it, yep, I'm good, as I paged through the book. But Hutchinson gives real guidance that will help unhappy people figure out what it takes to feel better, and in my case, he gives guidance for me to focus my positive nature into something better. Better for me, my family, and yes, even the dog.So, anyone who likes books about the power of positive thinking, you will love this one. Do the exercises, follow the steps, they work. Anyone who is unsure about books of this kind, or have been disappointed in the past, give it a try. Do the exercises, follow the steps, they work. I challenge anyone who says these kind of books don't work for them-- do the exercises, follow the steps, what have you got to lose except a bad attitude and a negative outlook on life.

  • K.M. Weiland
    2019-04-06 17:16

    "How to be happy" is such a gargantuan and subjective subject that a seventy-page book is hardly going to be able to offer a definitive discussion on the subject. And nor does Hutchinson claim to. What he offers is not a one-size-fits-all guarantee, but rather a series of practicable, useful, and, for the most part, easy steps for reminding ourselves of the positive aspects of our lives and reinforcing the good instead of the bad. I particularly liked his suggestion about listing the things that make us happy - both little things and big things. It's one of many fun exercise that remind us of how much we have to be thankful for, even in the midst of sometimes trying circumstances.

  • Beverly
    2019-04-10 11:48

    "I have spent most of the last decade sharing my story and the lessons I have learned to help people live more positive lives. How to be happy every day may be the most important lesson of all. I want you to live up to your potential and fulfill your wants, needs, and desires. I want you to be well able to live out your dreams."The happiness talked about in this compact book is not the superficial surface happiness we put on like a garment for other people to see while we are dying on the inside. The happiness discussed here is about a deep personal satisfaction with ourselves, our life, and our relationships. Bryan Hutchinson talks about how to find this lasting kind of satisfaction and to keep it alive and thriving. Journaling is a large part of the author's plan to bring happiness and the positive to his reader's attention. Before you decide this is not the book for you because you don't like to journal, remember that the author has a reason for asking his reader's to journal. For him, life is a journey. As we know, anytime we go on a journey we need to be prepared. To be prepared we often make lists and check on them to be sure we don't forget to take something that is important. The list helps us keep organized, to keep us going in the right direction. So it is with our efforts to find happiness. Our life is a journey. Along the way we come across many milestones, or memorable moments. We don't want to forget those moments, so we note them in a journal. Then from time to time we can refer to it as a means to remind us of good things we may have forgotten, as a way to keep us heading in the right direction. The author emphasizes that this journal is for your eyes only. It doesn't have to be read by anyone else. It doesn't need to be perfect. The author also emphasizes that this book is not another way to tell you to try harder. Trying harder does not make us happy. But directing our attention to important things we may have missed is something that will help us. And that is what the author is trying to convey to us in this book. Instead of chapters, this book contains strategies. Part 1 is the author's explanation how to use these strategies for the best results. Part 2 are the 26 strategies themselves. You don't need to apply these strategies in any particular order. Pick one and work on it. Journal through it. Then go on to another strategy. The end of the book is not the end of the exercise. These strategies may need to be repeated over and over. You don't have any particular time limit for each strategy. You could read through the book in order if you like, but you don't need to do it that way. Skip around. Dwell on the strategies that work best for you. Other strategies may work better for you at another time, weeks from now, or months from now. This is a flexible and workable book. It is interactive and entirely dependent on what you put into it. I believe in the principles and strategies that are laid out in this book. They are immensely practical. I have tried several of them myself; and in reading through them, I remember many times when they worked well for me. I highly recommend this source. There's a lot of wisdom packed into a small space.Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a complimentary review copy of this commentary from Story Cartel. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

  • Brenten Gilbert
    2019-04-14 11:56

    As I write this review and as I read this book, the prevailing stories of the day broadcast the hopelessness of a broken (and broke) government in the midst of a shutdown and on the verge of financial default. Many of my colleagues and associates are stuck on a figurative shelf, receiving no pay or work until this debacle plays itself out.That's what hits home here, where I sit. For you, it may be different, but chances are, if you think long and hard (or maybe it's not even that difficult), you can probably find plenty of circumstances to cause despair, sadness, anger, or any number of emotions. But what about happiness?What you might not realize - or, if you're like me, you might struggle to remember - is happiness is an emotion you choose to experience (or not experience). It's true that the circumstances around you can be overwhelming and, if you believe the media (both sides of the media), the outlook is bleak. So where does happiness come in? And how on earth can someone choose to be happy?Well, that's a different process for everyone. Fortunately, Bryan Hutchinson, a.k.a. the Positive Writer, has provided readers with a guide to being happy. Well, sort of. What he's done here is provide 26 practical actions you can take to help remember that happiness is a choice and one you should choose regularly.What I liked the best is that he doesn't blindly say "think happy thoughts" or "click your heels together" or even "ignore your surroundings." In fact, he's more telling us to embrace our surroundings and willfully shape them into what we hope and desire out of life. And happiness is the key to that.Weaving together quotes, personal thoughts, experiences, and assignments, Hutchinson creates a quick read that packs a significant punch. You can read it easily in one sitting, but if you act on it, it will take a lifetime. On the plus side, that lifetime will probably be better if you're practicing these tips and experiencing true happiness.By the way, I received a complimentary digital edition of this book from Story Cartel because I promised to write an honest review. It made me happy, honestly. (You should see what I wrote about those other books... )

  • Norm Hamilton
    2019-03-29 11:51

    Happy Every Day by Bryan Hutchinson presents the premise that everyone deserves to be happy, especially you.Hutchinson tells some of his personal story and experiences as he imparts simple, easy to follow guidelines for personal happiness. He reminds us to look at the positives in our lives as he writes about the benefits of laughter which is much more than one may expect.The book includes a discussion on stress and negativity, self-motivation methods, and includes a section geared towards children. It is not so lengthy as to be burdensome and is easy to read.Each chapter begins with an inspirational quote and ends with a short, easy to follow set of instructions for personal happiness. These include suggestions for short journaling exercises.Most, if not all of us, can relate to this work. I recognized myself in several passages and was reminded of a number of positive things. One line that stood out for me is, “... it’s worth trying out. It could be life-changing.”I feel confident in recommending this book to anyone who would like to feel happier than they are at this moment.Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a digital copy of this book free from the author. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255 : "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."Norm Hamilton author ofThe Digital EyeIndie Writer Book ReviewsServices for WritersWebsiteemail: Norm Hamilton

  • Charles Ray
    2019-03-24 11:02

    I doubt that there’s a normal, rational person who doesn’t want to be happy. There is certainly no shortage of books by self-styled gurus telling us how to be happy, successful, rich, you name it. The problem with most of these books is, THEY DON’T REALLY WORK.If you think I’m skeptical about books that offer the secret to (fill in the blanks), you’d be right on the money. It was, therefore, with just that skeptical, ‘I’m from Missouri, so show me’ mindset that I began reading Bryan Hutchinson’s Happy Every Day: Simple, Effective Ways to Better Days. From page one I challenged Hutchinson to ‘show me.’Well, guess what folks, he did. This is not one of those, ‘here’s the great secret to happiness, and if you’ll only follow these 5 simple steps, you’ll never be unhappy again’ books. This is a practical, no-nonsense book that dissects happiness and, using the author’s own experience, shows that true happiness is within the reach of each of us, but that it is up to us to chart the path to achieve it.Hutchinson makes no grandiose claims. He just outlines in simple language how an individual can have a life that is, on balance, more happy than unhappy – and moreover, more fulfilling. There are no real surprises here – just plain old common sense. But, it’s pulled together in an easy-to-read, easy-to-comprehend format, complete with end of chapter exercises to help chart your path to happiness.I’m still not a fan of most how-to books, but Hutchinson has me hooked on his brand of ‘you can.’ Maybe he’s started a new category here, and we just have find a name for it.Four and a half stars. I took a half star off for a few grammatical missteps. Can’t have him thinking he’s one of the best motivational authors around, now can we?Bryan Hutchinson

  • L.J. Capehart
    2019-04-05 12:56

    To start with, I don't have problems with being happy. But my husband does. This book has many things in it that I've tried to communicate to him, but could never seem to get the idea across. I think Bryan did a fantastic job! I've already enthusiastically recommended it to my husband.Some reviews I read have pooh-poohed Bryan's suggestions as 'trying' to be happy, but instead just hiding from reality. That is not the case at all! His book points out that you have the choice to either bury yourself in the depression that can be found everywhere if that is what you look for. Or you can open up your eyes to all the positive possibilities out there, and see what life can offer if only you'll let it! Sure, life is hard. Why make it harder?I think his journaling idea is a good one for many people, and could make a real difference for some, in their attempt to really look for the positive in life, and let it affect their life more than the negative.We all have hard things in our lives. But how we face them, and how we equip ourselves to deal with everyday life, matters. Bryan is talking about our attitudes and perceptions. Two people with differing attitudes facing similar situations will likely end up with totally different results.If you read through, and really pay attention, you'll see where he points out some well known people who know this. They had hardships, too. But look at what they accomplished!Maybe not everything in here will work for you. But even if you only find one thing in this book that you can use, and it makes your life better, happier, then isn't a few dollars worth that?I got a copy of this for free from Story Cartel to honestly review, and I am very glad that I did.

  • Peg
    2019-03-24 14:07

    Happy Every Day is a treasure chest, filled to overflowing with precious nuggets of wisdom. Each nugget contains a formula for manifesting and experiencing happiness every day. Bryan Hutchinson shares with his readers 26 effective strategies that are not only simple, but powerful. Many of these strategies are spiritual in nature and not new, but they’re presented to the reader in a fresh, organized, user-friendly way. Bryan Hutchinson has managed to present these strategies in a beautiful, non-preachy manner, which makes them not only appealing but desirable.The author fills the book with positive thoughts, affirmations and ideas. He begins each chapter with an inspirational quote and ends the chapter with a journaling exercise. These exercises are short and take only a few minutes to do. They will, however, yield rich insights for the reader – insights that might have been hidden but are now gems of awareness.Bryan Hutchinson also shares his own struggle with depression and how he emerged from the dark hole of despair to bring these 26 effective strategies to life.This book is a keeper and one that I know I will refer to over and over. I highly recommend giving it a read.

  • Karen
    2019-03-23 17:12

    It is true: There are lots of guidelines out there, promising you miracles beyond your imagination. This book is certainly not one of them. It is a guide to – as the subtitle very appropriately shows – ‘simple, effective ways to better days’.Happy Every Day is clearly structured. It consists of two parts “Part 1: Good Things” and “Part 2: Moments in Time” – and it works for those willing to accept the guidance.Every topic starts with a quote, followed by an explanation and experiences Bryan made in his life. He provides useful hints and suggests journal entries. I would definitely not categorize myself as unhappy. Despite that, I started a journal. When reading this journal, I realized that I knew prior to my entries that some of these apparently small things that make me happy are really impressive on paper. Even if not everything you are going to read in Happy Every Day will be complete news to you, the collection and structure of the sections provides impressive – yet very easy to follow – insights.Happy Every Day is not too short and not too blown up, therefore it is an attractive read.

  • D.J.
    2019-04-18 15:04

    Happiness is often not about the big moments but appreciation of the small ones, noticing the magic of life in its daily scintillating beauty. In Happy Every Day Bryan has paired simple proven techniques that will allow you to slow down from a fast paced world in which we often miss those little moments that can be the catalyst or building blocks of happiness. He pairs each of these mental reframe techniques with a writing prompt intended to put the reframe into action. Writing is an excellent healing technique that allows a person to vent, create clarity, find understanding and write one's way to a happier state of mind and existence. This is a great book to have around on the days when not everything is clicking and you need a mental mind shift. In fact, practicing these techniques over time can create a happier way of being.I received a copy of the book from The Story Cartel in exchange for an honest review.

  • Penelope
    2019-03-22 13:56

    I have been in a bit of a funk this week, and once I began reading this book, I found myself becoming happier. It came at just the right moment for me.The techniques the author suggests are deceptively simple, but extremely effective. We all need reminders of the simple things now and again. This also applies to being and staying happy. Some people may say these ideas are obvious--but to many people they are not.One of the techniques he recommends throughout the book is journaling. I am a big advocate of journaling myself, and I know it works. It also helped me, along with prayer, combat my depression. Another technique that I liked was laughing at your mistakes. For a perfectionist like myself, that is a very difficult thing to do. I'm going to start practicing this more often.Read this book for a refresher if you are a normally happy person, or if not, read it and watch yourself begin to smile.

  • Mirel
    2019-04-06 11:15

    A very short,light read, which at 72 pages, is more booklet than book. The author begins each chapter with a quote (loved the quotes!), but none of the ideas he presented was new. There is nothing that hasn't been said (or sung-think "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life)) before. The information is based on the author's own experience which is mentioned in passing and not in depth. Although he presents common truths, there are no studies or reports to support his suggestions. That is not to say that the book can't help a healthy individual find greater satisfaction and happiness in one's everyday life. A simple truth can still be profound and effective. However as in all things, it's in the implementation... The author does give suggestions as to how to do it-relying heavily on journaling- but still, it's up to the reader to carry through.The book was downloaded from Story Cartel free of charge in return for an honest review.

  • Lexi
    2019-04-09 10:48

    Review: 5 starsGeneral: I don’t normally frequent self help books as I am not in a place in my life to use them. However I saw this and used it as an opportuiny to expand my non fiction reviews as I don’t read many. This book was an entertaining read though and I was intrigued by his reasoning and logic behind each step. It felt very well researched and thought out from ideas, reasoning and formatting.What was truly nice about this book was it was indeed a very short, simple read. The book was not top loaded with psychiatric explanations and was written clearly for any age and reading level. I do not wish to add much to the review as books of this nature tend to be very personal.

  • Todd
    2019-04-20 11:55

    I received this book free in exchange for my review. I enjoyed the book and it's practical nature. The format was such that one chapter could be read per day then complete the suggested journal exercise. I liked that it was practical and affirmed things that I already knew. The book was filled with good reminders and I will refer back to it when I need to revisit the subject of happiness. Others have commented on the shortness of the chapters, but that didn't bother me. This is a good book for guided journaling. I also appreciated its positive message.

  • Sherry
    2019-04-18 15:48

    I received a free digital copy from storycartel.com in exchange for a review.Although the information was basic, it was to the point and valuable. I especially loved the related journal prompts. I realized finding happiness is a choice and being around negativity brings me down. I tried skipping (as the book suggested) in the park, and it works - I couldn't help but to smile. I plan to be around more positive people and enjoy happiness each day.

  • Paul
    2019-04-14 12:02

    I received this book free from Story Cartel, in exchange for an unbiased review. I loved the book! It's simple, quick reading, but you'll want to read it many times. My plan is to pick at least one of the topics and write journal entries about it, per the author's advice. Your outlook on life will start improving from the first page - get started!

  • Lisa Vandam
    2019-04-06 16:13

    Count this as a 3.5 stars. Well written from the heart, with what felt like a genuine desire for others to be happy, but it didn't really stand out in its content. The concept and ideas were not new to be. I did however appreciate the pep talk, and would recommend this simple and concise book to those who are new to the "learning to be happy" arena.

  • Tracie
    2019-04-06 14:57

    It has great ideas but it isn't a book. It's a pamphlet written basically in bullet points. He's a blogger and uses blogger style in this work. If I'm reading a book I want paragraphs that are well crafted and more than two sentences long.