by Team Henné <3 / 2.7.24

The Happiness Report (2.7.24)

People are applauding teacher who charges 3rd-graders 'rent' for their desks and chairs

Financial literacy is one of the most essential life skills determining someone’s future success and mental and physical well-being. However, only 17% of American students must pass just one semester of a financial literacy-based class to graduate.

This development flies in the face of public opinion on the topic. A recent poll found that 88% of Americans wish they had been taught financial literacy in school. The same number said their state should require either a semester or year-long personal finance course for graduation.

A teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina, has taken that problem to heart and is giving her 3rd-grade class rigorous, hands-on lessons on the importance of personal finance.

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Source: Upworthy

8-year-old brought to tears by surprise visit from best friend who moved away

Liam and Sage have been best friends since they were 2 years old.

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Source: GMA

Customer Sends Letter And Cash To Restaurant After Realizing His Mistake

In a heartwarming display of honesty and kindness, a customer at Side Street Pour House and Grill in Lenoir went above and beyond to rectify a simple mistake, turning an ordinary lunch outing into a remarkable story of goodwill.

The tale began when a couple, enjoying a delightful lunch with their server, accidentally took the wrong copy of their credit card receipt. Unbeknownst to them, this meant that the hardworking server was left without the tip they had intended to leave. These situations, while unintentional, can leave a lasting impact on the dedicated staff who strive to provide excellent service.

However, what happened next is what truly set this story apart. The customer, upon realizing the oversight, went the extra mile by writing a heartfelt letter to Side Street Pour House and Grill, expressing their sincere apologies for the mistake and enclosing a $20 tip.

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Source: Sunny Skyz

8 Simple Ways To Help Your Relationship Thrive

Author Sharon Draper once said, “It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.”

With so many grandiose displays of love shown on television and social media, we can often get distracted from the beautiful simplicity in our own relationships. In reality, love doesn’t happen while we’re bidding each other goodbye as the Titanic sinks or in a forbidden romance between rival families (at least, not usually). Instead, it’s built on the mundane, day-to-day gestures that remind you and your partner why you fell in love in the first place.

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Source: Inspire More

Little Boy Sees Bored Husky Sitting In The Snow And Decides To Cheer Him Up

Chloe Ellies knew her husky, Levi, didn’t want to come inside. There was snow on the ground, and Ellies had just spent her lunch break throwing a ball for him. But when Ellies needed to go back in the house to attend a Zoom meeting, Levi refused to follow. Instead, he went and sat by the fence.

“He was staring into the abyss … longing for a friend,” Ellies told The Dodo.

Then, in the middle of her Zoom call, Ellies saw a change in Levi’s behavior from the window.

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Source: The Dodo