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Happiness Lessons

Happiness Lessons

Here are a few of the best lessons I can happily share.

1. Life is tough

Agreed, life is filled with trials and tribulations. To say one is happy all the time is a lie. To know happiness is available at any time is a truth. Happiness will not wait for us. Happiness will not invite us to the party. We must invite ourselves to say, “yes,” diving deeply and happily into life… all of it… the ups, downs, twists and turns of our miraculous journey.

Happiness exists in tandem with adversity. Happiness waits in all the nooks and crannies to be embraced and celebrated …ready at any moment. True and lasting joy emanates from thoughts, feelings, perceptions, actions and choices supported by positive self-esteem that oozes worthiness.

2. Nobody can tell us what makes us happy

Society often dictates what we falsely believe creates happiness. Financial success, material wealth, finding the right partner and being part of the right group/club are some examples of external momentary happiness and amusement. Funny how mass media marketing attempts to tell and sell us that happiness can be found in a particular brand of meal, soda, car, etc…if they could only drive home the point of where the joy truly resides, most of us would have more money and less aggravation in pursuing it….Continue reading at

Lisa is a life coach, teacher, designer, author, speaker and the documentary filmmaker of H-Factor…Where Is Your Heart?

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5:36PM PDT on May 16, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

11:47AM PDT on Oct 6, 2011

Sometimes we are happy, but just don't notice. It's good to stop sometimes and just observe the miracle of the moment.

5:44AM PDT on Oct 5, 2011

Great article! Thank you!

2:24AM PDT on Oct 5, 2011

Thank you for sharing.

9:51AM PDT on Oct 3, 2011

i agree completely with how she explains what happiness is.

12:38AM PDT on Oct 3, 2011

Sometimes after a lot of adversity, one forgets how to be happy

6:24AM PDT on Oct 2, 2011


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5:40PM PDT on Oct 1, 2011

true, thanks

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