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Video: Be a Treasure House of Happy Memories. Specifically, Use a Filebox.

2010 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2010 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2010 a happier year – and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge — this week’s theme is Family, and last week’s focus was to Stop the nagging. Did you try to follow that resolution? Did it help to boost your happiness?

This week’s resolution is to Be a treasure house of happy memories.

Many people who’ve read the book The Happiness Project have asked me for more information about my file boxes. You can see one of them here in the video! I bought them at Gracious Home, a store that exists only in New York City, but you can get this kind of file box at upscale office supply or home-outfitting stores.

If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…
Six tips for using mementos to keep happy memories vivid.
Want a quick, easy way to preserve happy memories?
In which I solve an annoying problem: what to do with those childhood keepsake papers?

How about you? Have you found some clever ways to create a treasure house of happy memories — that don’t take a lot of time, energy, or money?

If you’re new, here’s information on the 2010 Happiness Challenge (or watch the intro video). It’s never too late to start! You’re not behind, jump in right now, sign up here. For more ideas, check out the Happiness Project site on Woman’s Day.

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