The Happiness Journal

Sally Woodford

Welcome to The Happiness Journal and welcome to the lovely Sally.

Hey Sally, let’s start with an introduction.

My name is Sally Woodford, I am a Slimming World Consultant.

What food makes you smile?

A roast dinner makes me smile!

When are you at your happiest?

I am at my happiest when I am with my family.

How do you feel when you see blue skies?

When I see blue skies it makes me feel free.

Tell me about a time you really belly laughed.

Last belly laughed when my friend walked into a tree!!

If you were an animal, what animal would you be, and why?

Id like to be a cat, independent and I would have nine lives.

What gets you up in the morning?

Life is to short to not get up in the morning. Got to live it to the full.

What’s your feel good song or movie?

My feel good song is Mustang Sally.

Do you have something your really treasure? Tell me about it.

My nan gave me her wedding ring from her first husband Bob, they were only married 3 months and he died at war. She married again, my grandad, but Bob was her childhood sweetheart. I now have the ring as my wedding ring.

What’s your favourite childhood memory?

One childhood memory I have is when me and my best friend wanted braces. Our teeth didn’t need them. But we wanted them so we would get paper clips, open them up and put it round our top teeth pretending we had a brace.

Tell me about a person who means a lot to you?

I have many special people in my life. Husband, children, parents. But losing one of my best friends who meant the world to me was hard. Kay was kind, she had a heart of gold. I will miss her terribly.

What is that one special thing, event or experience that makes you happy when you think about it?

My wedding day makes me so happy. I finally married the man of my dreams.

What has been the happiest moment of your life to date?

Happiest moment… I have three… when my three children were born.

What’s your guilty pleasure?

My guilty pleasure is my mums bread pudding!

Do you have a happy place? Where is it and why?

My happy place ever since I was a child is Highcliffe Castle. I always wanted to be the princess of this Castle. My dream came true when I got married there.

Show me a photo that makes you smile.

What does happiness mean to you?

Happiness means smiles, laughter and love.

Tell me about a time that someone did something for you that really made you smile.

When I lost my friend Kay. One of my members gave me a rose bush for me to plant at my home. For me to remember Kay. That was lovely. So thoughtful.

What’s your favourite quote about happiness?

My favourite quote about happiness… there is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

Lastly, if you had to give any advice to someone about achieving happiness, what would it be?

The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to chose what to accept and what to let go. Life only comes around once so do whatever makes you happy and be with whoever makes you smile.

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