Forget complicated theories and protocols. Being happier can be broken down into 10 simple commandments of awesomeness as told through our favorite medium: quotes.

1) You know how we feel about confetti (and kindness). 

throw kindness like confetti

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2) Gratitude is everything. 

Start each day with a grateful heart

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3) Be present. Mindful doesn't mean mind-full.

Be present.

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4) Give love and you can never go wrong.

Blast everyone with love.

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5) You're never fully dressed without a smile. 

Smile, you're designed to.

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6) Spending time with people we care about = HUGE happiness boost.

Everything is better with friends

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7) Talk about what matters

Talk about our joys.

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8) Take a deep breath.

A good laugh and a long sleep.

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9) Never underestimate the pick-me-up power of vitamin D*. 

Go outside and get some sunshine

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*With proper sun protection of course

10) Help others, always. 

Help others, always.

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