Life has stopped being a journey and has become a race — one with the prize of eternal bliss if only we work hard enough to reach the finish line. But our lives aren’t a race and happiness isn’t some end goal off in the distance — it’s right here and right now! It’s a choice that we make based on gratitude for the things we have — not the things we think we will eventually get.
… It’s being okay with doing the things that you enjoy as much as you enjoy them — instead of thinking that their worth comes when you have mastered them (or made a profit from them). Happiness is realizing all that you could be in certain areas and then being okay if you aren’t. Happiness is acceptance — of yourself, of your life, and the people around you.
Read more: Be Happy Right Now
- The Art of Appreciation (snspost.com)
- 7 Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness (mindbodygreen.com)
- You only live __ (smileyhead.wordpress.com)
Posted on July 6, 2012, in blogging, childhood, Health, life, parenting, people, personal, sharing and tagged children, ego, Family, Happiness, happy, health, help, Home, human, men, mental health, mood, outlook, pay attention!, personal, self, Self-Help, want, women, Youth. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.