Motivation for Monday – Are You Happy?

I say I’m happy.

True, I suffer from depression/anxiety, but it’s just a little psychological/physiological brain wiring I’m working on repairing.

I do love my life. 

So when my friend, Kaili, found 22 Things Happy People Do Differently and shared it on Facebook, I thought for sure I’d have most of these things covered. 

Well, at least half. 

One fourth?

Out of the 22 things on this list, I do 3 of them really well. (Numbers 4, 12, & 20) The rest? Not so much. 

What about you? How many of these happy qualities do you possess? And which do you really need to put your efforts toward? (Numbers 1, 9, & 18 for me.

22 Things Happy People Do Differently

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama

There are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t come from fame, fortune, other people, or material possessions. Rather, it comes from within. The richest person in the world could be miserable while a homeless person could be right outside, walking around with a spring in every step. Happy people are happy because they make themselves happy. They maintain a positive outlook on life and remain at peace with themselves.
The question is: how do they do that?
It’s quite simple. Happy people have good habits that enhance their lives. They do things differently. Ask any happy person, and they will tell you that they …

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  1. says

    So, share which you are actively doing and which you need to work on. I don't think the post is saying "DO these things and you will be happy," but rather, "This is what happy people DO."

    And remember, we are "extroverted introverts."

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