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Tip of the Week

Make the choice to be HAPPY!

Do:  Laugh with friends

                                             Don’t: Be alone too much 

Do:  Notice good stuff

                                             Don’t:  Ignore bad feelings

Do:  Set a new goal

                                             Don’t:  Spend too much time on social media

Do:  Go outside

                                             Don’t:  Avoid challenges

Do:  Exercise

                                             Don’t:  Multitask

Do:  Be kind


Excerpted from the Just for Kids New York Times 3/28/21


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