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6 Lessons (16m)
    • 1. Happiness Notes Introduction

      1:41
    • 2. Happiness Notes for People You Love

      2:08
    • 3. Happiness Notes for Friends and Co-Workers

      2:09
    • 4. Random Acts of Happiness Notest

      4:39
    • 5. Happiness Notes Habit

      3:48
    • 6. Happiness Notes Project

      1:34
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Happiness Notes

Happiness Notes are basically sharing love.

By creating simple yet powerful simple notes, we can change the world.  Create more love, more happiness and more smiles.  We are looking for an army of Happiness Notes people to hand out as many happiness notes as we can in our world.  

Let's brighten up as many peoples lives as we can.  Together we can create a world that is full more love

Peace and Love, 

Rob Alex, Ph.D. 

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Dr Rob Alex Alex, Ph.D.

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Dr. Rob Alex, Ph.D. is brilliant at coming up with outside-the-box ideas. He is currently creating fantastic courses available on Skillshare.com around creative marketing and relationships. It's fascinating how the relationship skills he teaches to couples crosses over to authors and entrepreneurs with their relationships to clients and fans/readers. He had a spiritual awakening in 2010, which happened due to transcendent lovemaking experiences. This encouraged him to bring more spiritual perspectives into his work - metaphysical concepts alongside practical ideas. He teaches how to use ancient wisdom to expand your thinking while creating more personal life energy and how to direct that energy to develop amazing relationships (personally and professionally) and live the l... See full profile

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1. Happiness Notes Introduction : Hello, everybody. And welcome to my latest class here. And I'm excited to be teaching this one. Happiness notes. We're gonna be making the world a better place. One note at a time. Now you might be asking, what is a happiness notes? So let's let's start it out the premises. The premise of happiness notes is about sharing love and about spreading good cheer and good fortune with people. Now you might ask, Well, what is actually a happiness note? If you look at the screen there, you can see two versions of a happiness note that I've created. One is just a happiness note with a smiley face, and the other one is just a simple message telling somebody that you are special. The benefits of happiness notes are far greater than just the note itself because it lights somebody up, it makes them feel special, and we're gonna get into how you can do that a little later on in the videos. But this process is something that I think could change the world. I think we could make a global shift if people started doing those, and at the very end of this class, we're going to tell you how that can happen. So I want you to start helping us make this global shift and make changing the world and putting smiles on people face on people's faces. We need this now more than ever. We always need it. But right now we need this in the turmoil that's all going on. We need people smiling. We need people being happy. So let's dive in the happiness note it's 2. Happiness Notes for People You Love: all right. The first happiness notes are the ones for the people that you love the dearest, that immediate family, your spouse, your partner, your kids, your parents, your siblings. These people are the ones that mean the most you and they are the closest to you. So this makes thes happiness notes the easiest wants to create. Now what you're gonna do is you're gonna take a small piece of paper and create a note on it. It could be just a image like a little heart in the picture there. It could be words of encouragement, like, Do great on your test, Billy. Or it can be words of, you know, uplifting when somebody's had a bad day. You know, I know you had a bad day, but I still love you. Those type notes goes so long and lifting the people that we love up. Now the secret to the happiness note is hiding them where they will be found later. We're not just gonna hand them over to the person that we love. We're gonna hide them somewhere where they'll find them so that there's a real sense of being special to them. And so that they can embrace that in their own way in their own body when they're alone. So they know that their loved Now you can hide the many places. Um, I used to love to put them in my kids this lunchbox or to put them in my wife's underwear drawer or to put them and on the dash of the car, someplace where you're not going to be around when the person finds us, Because this is going to go so far, sharing the love that you have for these people, and they're really gonna feel it when they find these little notes. One of my favorite ones that I used to do is when my wife would go away either for business or a seminar, something I would tuck little these little happiness notes in her in her pockets of her pants so that when she'd be out in a way, you know, preparing to do all her fun stuff to let her know that I really care about her and that I was that I was happy for her. So that's how you create happiness notes for the people that you love 3. Happiness Notes for Friends and Co-Workers: okay. We talked in the last video about happiness notes for the people you love. But happiness notes are powerful for so many people. And your friends and your co workers are in the next level off that that we want to spread the happiness notes. Um, too Now, this and takes a little getting out of your comfort zone because, you know, when we're focused on the people we love our family or kids, our wife, our partner, um, you know, it's kind of easy to be ourselves and that let our happiness show through. So these notes here will get you out a little out of your comfort zone. Aziz, we focus on our friends and our copal co workers with happiness notes. But again, we're going to create a special note for each person. And we want to make those individualized, you know, And you know, I'll get into that in the bottom, but we want to make it really personalized so that we they know that we're really thinking about that. Um, so But again, we hide these where they'll find them later. You know, you could put it on their desk at work, you know, um, you could put it in a friend's gym locker at the gym. You can put it in a friend's car, you know, Leave it. If you carpool, leave it in there. And that goes for your friends or your co workers. If you guys go out for a night on the town or whatever, you know, lead them a little note and say, Thanks for a great time. It goes so far and the lighting up their days. No one important thing to do is pay attention to the difficult time in these people. Life can. This is a great time to hit them with the happiness. No, you know whether they've had somebody pass away in their lives. Maybe they, um, had some issues that the work, maybe even they've got fired from their job. Maybe there, um, you know, having a difficult time with their spouse or with their kids or their loved ones. These are the perfect time to drop them happiness? No, and show them how much you care about them. It doesn't mean you have to agree with whatever they're going through or no, what they're going through. But just let them know that you care about them. That is the important point of happiness. Note 4. Random Acts of Happiness Notest: Okay, This is my favorite one. Random acts of happiness notes. And these are anonymous notes that you leave for people. I mean, this this is nothing like me up anymore than doing this and spreading this message in this way. Now, we first start out by We create general happiness notes, you know, because we don't know the situation of these people, and we don't know in some instances, who's even gonna find them. So these have to be very general lies notes. They could be things like Smile. You know, you look so much better when you're smiling. Or, um, tomorrow will be a better day, even to the do you know, anything you can think of that is very generalized. I hope your day is going great and you are loved. Somebody out there loves you. Notes like that, even just a smiley face that says Have a great day could be a way to light people up. And that's what we need in this world. We need to be lighting these people up because people the connection with the people in the world is what we need more. Ah, and more on a positive note now, again, We're gonna plates thes note scenarios that will lead to random people finding them. So we have to get outside the box because we're not gonna leave them. You know, it's not like for family or for friends where we're nowhere they're gonna be at We know they're gonna find that out. These we can hide in places that, you know, we just know somebody all eventually find, um one of the things I like to do is I like to go to the grocery store and welcome inside. Um, some of the cases, like coke cases are great one. You know, they have that little slit where you can pick up the co cases, slide him in there so that people find them later on. Um, diapers are another great one that I loved it that put things in. You know, you just a simple note saying, Hey, you're a great parent. Keep up the great work, those type of things. You can personalize them for the product. You know, I talked often about the smiles and smiles you create for people. Slip him in a one of those boxes that the toothpaste comes in. Those are great places. And the amazing part about this is that these people are never going to know who left this know. They're just going to know that somebody somebody out there was spreading happiness and making them feel better. Now, you can also give these notes to people you don't know personally, but see often. And, you know, we all know that persons that standing outside the store that needs money has the sign out . You know, anything helps lost my job. They're all over the street quarters and these air great people for happiness, notes those people that are playing music in the subways, in the little towns. The street performers, if you will. If you don't have any money to give them, leave them. Happiness No, because of happiness. Note is just like currency. So think of that happiness notes are like currency. But this sends out so much positive energy. You know, when you do these random acts of happiness notes, you lift somebody up, you bring light into their life and hopefully hopefully they will pay it forward and do the same thing. We've often heard about the people that drive up to the coffee shop and they pay for the person behind hymns. Coffee? Well, so often that leads to them paying for the person behind them, and it starts a chain reaction, and that's what we want to do. We want to start a chain reaction with ease, happiness notes and create this global movement around the world, making people happy. Now, the last little thing I wanna touch on here is you can even patch a small amount of currency to this. You know, a dollar, 1/4 a couple of quarters, whatever you want, you can tape it to the back, Um and then you don't have to do this, but especially for giving it those those people that are on the street corners or anything like that, it will make their day not only getting that's little amount of change that you can spare, but also that note of encouragement of that they are cared for that they're not just somebody that people ignore and that they are important people. Now, as you get more money coming in, you can do mawr. My goal is one day to be able to attach $100 bills to everyone of these happiness notes not quite there yet, but one of these days I'm gonna be there to where I can do that, Um, quite often. And just light people's lives up. 5. Happiness Notes Habit: All right, let's get into the happiness note habit. Now, this is something that is great. If we do it one time and it spreads so much, good wheel will so much cheer and it really does for both. It makes me excited to do this as well as the people that I give that find the notes or that I make sure I get the notes. Their life has changed. It has made a little bit brighter at that moment, and one time is great. It works wonders. It's beautiful, love it, love it, love it. So if you're doing it one time Bravo to you, we can doom or we can do a lot more. I want you to make happiness notes Ah, habit in your life. I don't want you to do it as a one time gig. I want you to do this on a constant basis to lift people up and make that commitment not only to me right here, but to yourself and to the world as a whole. And what do we want to do is we want to challenge you to create at least five happiness notes A month to share now you can do this, too. Anybody can do to your family, your friends, your co workers. Those random acts of happiness, notes resides So much love, but I suggest you mix it up a little bit. Don't do them all to your family. You know, if you're uncomfortable, a little bit with doing the random acts of happiness. No, to just do one and do the other 42 people that you know personally. Let's start making that commitment to do five of these a month. I'm going to do it, and I would encourage you to do it. I think if we holding this together, you're going to see Amazing Shift Start happen. So let let's look at that. You know, if I do it myself, I'm going to commit to doing five of these happiness notes a year every month, five of them every month for a year. We'll probably continue on past a year, but so I'll be sharing 60 happiness notes a year. 60 happiness notes. That's pretty good. 60 people are going to be affected by the good cheer, the positive attitude, the lift up that I can give them. But now, if there's 10 of you out there that take this challenge. Now we increase that number to 600 happiness notes a year. Hey, that's pretty good. 600 people lifted up. I'm I'm ecstatic about that, but we can do Mawr. If 100 people take this challenge that 6000 happiness notes a year, 6000 6000 people's will be people's lives will be lit up, if only for a few seconds every year. But you know, we can do so much more than that. You know, we could we could do 1000 and that be 60,000 happiness notes a year, and you can see how exponentially grows, how it starts. Adding up how we start building this happiness shift that I'm wanting to put out into the world, and this can create million's and million's and million's of smiles around the world. That's my goal to create these amazing, amazing smiles on the faces of people and what I think will really be cool. It's once we start. This process is the time that you get one of these happiness. Now it's whether it's from your partner. Ah, lot of times this will reciprocate, You know, you do it for your partner. They're going to do it back. You do it to your kids, they might return the favor. But when you get one of those random happiness notes, there's nothing that compares to it. I'm telling you, there's nothing that compares to it. So I'm encouraging you to start this habit with us and help us spread all this good cheer around the world. 6. Happiness Notes Project: Okay. It's time for the happiness notes project says, you know, we always have a project here. At the end of our class is something that we want you to do. And obviously, the 1st 1 the first part of this is to start doing your five happiness notes a month. No questions asked. That's what we want you to do. Um, but I want you to share one of your happiness notes in the project section of this, um class so that I can see it, see what you're doing and see that you've got the jest of it. I know you dio. I'm just I want to see those happiness notes. I want to see what you're going to be sharing out. Quarrel in case I might be the one that gets it. And then Secondly, I want you to share this class with everyone you know. Copy the link. Um, if you need free links to this class, just email me. I will. I will send them to you. Share the one that you have. If you took this class for free, start to share this with as many people as you can. I remembered our goal is to try to get a 1,000,000 people affected by this a year, and I know we can do it. I know we can. I know that you are going to help me. I know that you are gonna light people up and I want to hear, you know, I want to know when you get one of those happiness those random acts of happiness notes. Because as we build this and as it starts to take effect, it's gonna happen more and more often, so all right, guys, I want to see if we could make a millions miles just with our happiness notes. I hope you're with me and I thank you so much for taking this class.