Cheerful is kind of an old fashioned word. It brings to mind yellow, daisies, stripes. And color. Lots of bright, shiny color.
A quick Pinterest or Google image search of “cheerful” will yield lots of this. In fact, just looking at these images whilst in the throes of a grody head cold from hell makes me smile.
Cheer is pretty darn contagious. Just think about Pollyanna and the glad game. Cantnkerous Mrs. Snow thought Pollyanna was an impertinent little brat, but a few sessions of prism-stringing and rounds of "the glad game" and she was out of her sick bed and back into the world.Read More