Wanna know a secret to a happy life? I’m not going to say it’s THE secret. But it’s a secret.
It doesn’t really matter what the circumstances are, I believe you can make your life a happy one.
I mean, here I am at the laundromat again, but I’m smiling. Because I know a secret.
<<Be where you’re at.>>
I know, deep right?
Stop wishing for something different. Stop telling yourself you’ll be happy when (insert goal here). Start being happy NOW.
Enjoy the little moments. Look for the good. When you hear yourself saying something negative about your situation, find three positives. DRIVE OUT the negative with as much force as you can handle. Trust me friend, you have no room for negative in your life, ESPECIALLY in your own mind. Don’t give those thoughts that valuable real estate.
We’re all in that messy middle stage of life. You know, the stage between birth and death? We’re all there. We all have things we wish we could change. And we all have the power to choose to be happy, regardless of what’s happening. No one is perfect. Especially not me.
It’s like I tell my four year old – nothing else has power over you except yourself. You can choose to be happy.
It’s really cute when she says, “Archimedes, you have NO power over me, and I choose to be happy.”
AND it’s true. You’re in change. You get to pick.