I recently saw a quote that said “We are not here long enough to be living unhappy” and it reminded me that I could do a better job at being in a place of happiness
Living a happy life is something that we all strive for, but sometimes it can feel elusive. However, there are many ways to cultivate happiness in our everyday lives. One important aspect of happiness is finding joy in the simple things. Whether it’s traveling, reading a good book, or indulging in self care, taking the time to appreciate these moments can have a big impact on our overall happiness.
Another key factor in happiness is gratitude. When we focus on what we have instead of what we lack, we are able to cultivate a sense of contentment and appreciation for the present moment. This can be as simple as taking a few minutes each day to reflect on the things we are thankful for.

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things- Henry Ward Beecher

In addition to finding happiness in small moments and cultivating gratitude, building meaningful relationships is also crucial to our overall happiness. Whether it’s with family, friends, or romantic partners, having strong connections with others can provide us with a sense of belonging and support. Also be wary of those people around you who live in a constant state of unhappiness, that negative energy they give off is contagious and will penetrate your soul.
There are so many people going to a job where they are miserable or in unhappy relationships don’t settle for something or someone that is just mediocre. You deserve the best.
Finally, it’s important to not overlook the value of solitude. Taking time for ourselves to reflect, recharge, and engage in activities that bring us joy is essential for our well-being. By focusing on these key areas, we can all work towards living a happier, more fulfilling life.

John Waites
A veteran who is passionate about inspiring others through travel and art, sharing ideas for personal growth and fulfilment.

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  1. Wow this is powerful
    Thanks for sharing

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