Episode 7

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21st Dec 2021

Choosing A Happy Christmas - Day 7

Welcome to 100 days of Happy - 100 ways to include Happy practices in your life and business.

These are short podcast episodes - aiming for between 7 - 10 minutes where I explore was to build positivity and energy into your day, and relieve stress and tension.

With the fear and discord that is present and building in the world, I invite you to help me lift the energy of planet by starting with you and Choosing Happy for a few minutes each day.

Day 7 - Choosing Happy Christmas

Christmas can cause conflict, open old wounds, bring us together under obligation rather than want.

In this episode I explore that holiday feeling and invite you to take on a different outlook this Christmas. After all you could choose happy.

Community and Connection

My belief is that we win when we are compassionate, connecting and communicating unconditionally. When we are building a community of like-minded souls supporting each other through the dark days.

Be kind to those around you. They are living their own version of reality. If you want to be in conflict ensure it's aimed in the right direction. Be the example, by rejecting separation and embracing all, no matter where they are on their journey. Be the light, the example others want to follow.

I have created a community and resource pages on the Choosing Happy website at www.choosinghappy.co.uk - all will be available on day 6 - This was an intuitive urge to do this, to step up in my own way.

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Transcript
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Hello and welcome to the choosing happy podcast.

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I'm Heather masters, and this is 100 days to happy.

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The stay seven.

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I want to apologize for day six.

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It's taking a little bit longer to pull together, but it will be there.

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With the full lens meditation.

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Where.

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Quickly drawing close to Christmas.

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It's a few days away now.

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And so the next four or five days.

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I'm going to focus on Christmas on holidays.

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And I wanted to start.

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With a bit of reflection.

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On how we can get through the season choosing happy.

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So join me.

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On day one.

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Of choosing a happy Christmas.

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Christmas is such a strange time of year.

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When we have all of these holidays and we make these great intentions to connect

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with family, to reconnect with friends.

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To reconnect with loved ones that we haven't been in touch with for a while.

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It's that time of the year when we hopefully.

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Stretch out an olive branch.

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I've got a suspicion that this year is a little bit different.

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There's massive divide around the world and in different countries.

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And families are being separated through their views.

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Through.

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There.

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Different beliefs.

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Around what's safe.

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What?

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Isn't safe.

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What's right.

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What's wrong.

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And what I want to offer.

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In this first.

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Short episode is to reconsider.

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And to look to unite because that's really what Christmas

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and the season is all about.

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Reconnection reuniting, putting aside.

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All of your.

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Disagreements putting aside.

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All of the things that you think separate each other.

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Ultimately everyone wants to share love, share connection, catch up with

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who people are at the heart of them.

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I catch up with the personalities.

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Really enjoy . Take that time out to do something different too.

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Take time away from work.

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Take time to.

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Spend quality time with people.

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I think.

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Holidays have become an obligation more than doing something that we want to do.

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And even if it is an obligation, we still have a choice to

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say that we want to do it.

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We get to do it.

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And I think thinking about getting to do it is really important at this time.

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The people that we love may not be there next year, irrespective of how we feel

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about their views and their choices.

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It's a time of.

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Putting all of that to one site and seeing.

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Out loud that you love them taking the time to say out loud that you value them.

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I think it's a time of really looking at our relationships.

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Looking at our relationships with our family, with our

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friends and reevaluating them.

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If there is such a divide and your family just won't have anything

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to do with you are not going to invite you round, then it's time to

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re-evaluate how.

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Solid that relationship is

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One of the things that the last couple of years has shown us is who

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is there for you when the chips are down, who is standing beside you?

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And.

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Helping you through what you're going through while you support them.

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It's a good time.

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To take that pause and really reevaluate the relationships

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and decide which relationships.

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You want going forward?

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it doesn't mean that you.

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Uh, negative to those who no longer want you there.

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Send them love.

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Leave a little bit of a door jar so that if they change

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their minds, they can come back.

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Decide how you want to do that.

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It's not necessarily about closing doors, but it is about

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holding your own boundaries.

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Standing in your own truths.

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And.

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Recognizing.

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Who right now is right for you to be in your life.

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Christmas is also about expectations.

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Our expectations of how things should go get in the way when life happens.

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I love the phrase that when man plans, God laughs.

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Often.

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At Christmas in June the holidays.

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The greatest plans we make.

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Uh, Shift to one side by circumstances, whether it's weather that keeps

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us from getting somewhere where the roots work that calls us

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in to do that emergency thing.

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Our expectations.

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Often.

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Mean that when things go wrong.

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We are.

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Devastated.

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It's a real game changer for us, rather than going with the flow.

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And if something goes wrong,

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Working out how to make the best of it.

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What's the lesson.

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How can this be a positive thing for you?

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This time of year is especially about appreciation.

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Appreciating what we have appreciating the people around us.

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Appreciating life itself.

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And depreciating our relationship.

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With spirits, whatever that means for us, whether that's

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God, whether that's the universe.

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Whether it's life force, whether it's the divine.

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Appreciating that connection.

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And this year for me, I feel is the most important time in my life.

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To focus on that connection over the next, not just.

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Christmas, but over the next months and weeks and years, As we go

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through these many changes that are happening around the world.

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Face and connection.

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Is one of the most.

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Powerful ways to stay strong.

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To stay positive.

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And to stay happy.

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Raising your vibration to stay happy.

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A lot potentially could be a dark time.

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Is what can make the difference, not just to you.

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But to the world around you and to the planet itself.

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So let's focus on choosing happy.

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Over the next couple of weeks.

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As we go through Christmas and we go through the changes around the world.

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Let's focus on peace and love and compassion.

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For those who haven't seen and we'll see.

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Uh, for those who have seen.

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And cons cope.

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For those who struggle.

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Through this time of year, as it is.

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And who may struggle more.

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As things change over the coming months.

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Let's pray for them.

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Have compassion for them.

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Wish them well.

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Thank you for listening.

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If you liked this podcast, please share it because it really does support me.

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Please.

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Subscribe, and please leave a review.

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That keeps me learning and changing.

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Thank you again so much for your support.

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And tomorrow we'll have another episode of the 100 days to happy.

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Under Christmas theme.

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Thanks again for listening.

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I'm Heather masters.

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Helping Online Entrepreneurs navigate the chaos and trauma of current times, while exploring what it takes to thrive and be truly happy, no matter what life throws at you.
Today chaos is now the norm. Entrepreneurs are constantly confronted with shattering and accelerating change. This podcast explores the power behind Choosing Happiness irrespective of outside circumstances. Recognising that we are living in the 'unknown', Heather facilitates a search for what truly fulfils us from deep within ourselves, in order that we can handle anything that life throws at us.
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