The Happiness Journal

Harriet Devlin

Welcome to The Happiness Journal and welcome to one of my longest friends, Harriet.

Hey Harriet, introduce yourself.

So I read the first question and all I had in my head was Bring It On! ‘Introduce yourself, no way, introduce yourself, ok’ 😂🙊

My names Harriet, I’m 23 and I work in sales on a holiday park on the beautiful Isle of Wight!

What food makes you smile?

Food that makes me smile definitely has to be a roast dinner! Especially if it’s my mums roast!

When are you at your happiest?

At my happiest when I’m surrounded by my family and friends

How do you feel when you see blue skies?

Blue skies make my head feel clear! And relieved because blue skies mean no rain!

When do you laugh the most?

I laugh the most when I’m with my main friendship group. Every time we are together, we always find something to belly laugh at! Especially when my friend started chatting up a fireplace 🤔

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

If I was an animal, I’d definitely be a giraffe just purely because they run in slow motion, a bit like me

What gets you up in the morning?

Work gets me up in the morning! I love there I work and love the people there. I’m very lucky!

What’s your feel good movie?

Feel good movie at the moment has to be The Greatest Showman!

What do you treasure the most?

My niece and nephews are what I treasure the most. Watching them grow is amazing.

Your favourite childhood memory?

Favourite childhood memory is so hard because 1. I have a terrible memory 2. It was pretty amazing!!
Has to be our holidays and camping trips every year!

Show me a picture that makes you happy.

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

My mum! She’s my absolute rock and my best friend. She’s great and she cooks good roasts.

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

Besides my niece and nephews and sister being born, it has to be National Finals in Blackpool. Waiting for those results was the most nervous I’ve ever been, and seeing everyone’s proud little faces when we came 3rd was the best feeling ever.

What’s the happiest moment of your life to date?

Jai this is a hard one!! Happiest moment of my life to date. Seeing my premature niece when she was days old in her incubator.

What’s your guilty pleasure?

Guilty pleasure is the new snapchat Update… don’t tell anyone!

Where is your happy place?

My happy place is wherever my family is.

What does happiness mean to you?

Happiness means that my friends and family are happy and healthy.

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

When myself and my friend Abbey went to Paris, she booked us on a tour around the top of the Eiffel Tower. Conquered my fear, amazing views and Another thing ticked off the bucket list!

What’s your favourite quote about happiness?

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

My advice would be to remove all negativity from your life and focus on what’s important to you… happiness will then come in turn!

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