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