What if you could find a book that helps you teach your children the one message they might need in life to be happy? What if that message were as simple as 1-2-3?  

That book, and that simple message, are the basis for the new book by Amelia DuRocher, "3 Steps to Happy: Stop, Snap, and Smile." The book is based on actual conversations that DuRocher shared with her children as it guides both parents and children on choosing their emotions and choosing to be happy. "3 Steps" reminds parents that if you want to change your state of mind, just change your physiology and change your focus while teaching children that if you want to be happy you need to Stop (see you are feeling badly); Snap (decide you want to feel good); then Smile.

Accompanied by bright colors and creative photography, DuRocher says "3 Steps to Happy" is a reflection of: “If I had known earlier what I know now, I can only imagine how different my life would be.”

It's a great reminder to all of us how easy it is to choose happiness each day.

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