How to Be Happy – Be Nice Series Book 2 – More Gerty Goat guidance

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Here is the editable version of this book: How to be Happy odg File

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Worry less; Dance more!
Take less; Give more!
Consume less; Create more!
Frown less, Smile more!
Talk less; Listen more!
Fear less; Try more!
Judge less; Accept more!
Watch less; Do more!
Complain less; Appreciate more!
Always be nice.

The book includes some activities for children to think about behaviour at the end.

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