What to Learn from Annoyingly Happy People

They're perennially perky -- even when pounding away on the elliptical machine -- and always genuinely happy to see you. They're a little irritating at times, but turns out they can also teach you a thing or two about being happy (11 Photos)

Ronnie Koenig on Aug 9, 2012 at 6:02PM

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What to Learn from Annoyingly Happy People

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You’ll never catch an annoyingly happy woman sweating the small stuff. If they drive to the wrong airport or lose the concert tickets they can still find a way to have fun because they know (and truly believe!) that getting upset doesn’t prove anything.

“When one person in a family or in a group can manage to laugh when things go wrong, or see the silly side of situations, it helps everyone lighten up. And then the atmosphere becomes more cheerful and fun,” says Gretchen Rubin, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Happiness Project, and The Happiness Project blog.

The next time a mishap occurs try laughing it off – you may find that the feeling is contagious!

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