What is important to understand is that happiness is always inside of you. Only sometimes you hide it beneath so many layers of sadness and misery that it is hard to find it. You can always choose if you want to dig a little deeper and find it or leave it under sad covers forever. If you have spent a lot of time today worrying, you have robbed yourself of a chance to be happy. Thus, you should choose happiness as the main guide of your life. If others are not satisfied seeing you positive, it is completely fine.
Your happiness shouldn’t depend on what others think is acceptable for you to feel. You have all the things you need to have in order to be happy – you are confident enough to speak up and defend your opinions, you are able to laugh even at the toughest times, you are not afraid to ask for help when you need it and you accept that you have fears, too. Thus, you are responsible for the way you feel and here are mentioned the easiest ways to choose happiness instead of sadness.
- Be around positive and supportive people. The best way to be happy is to spend your time with people who think the same as you do, who are inspiring and accept you the way you are. Your friendships should motivate you reach your dreams and not diminish whatever achievement you have accomplished. Choose to be around such people who make you smile even when you are emotionally broken. When you stop giving your time to the ones who only destroy the real you and make you feel uncomfortable, you allow yourself to be happy.
- Allow yourself to do your best. Whatever you do, don’t limit yourself to mediocrity. Be the best you can be. Only hard work and putting a lot of effort will bring you closer to your dreams and when you finally fulfil them, you will feel like the happiest person on earth. In addition, you shouldn’t compare what you can do with what others can as your life is not meant to have the same path as someone else’s. You are the only creator of your life’s journey and thus make the best out of it. What you should be compared with is only your yesterday’s version.
- Choose to see a positive side in everything. Seeing things only through a negative perspective is what usually makes us give up on things we want the most. For example, instead of seeing how much you still have to go in order to reach your dreams, you should focus on how far you have come already. Give yourself some credit. You are always one step closer if you continue achieving your goals than those who don’t even try and surrender because they only focus on what’s negative.
Thus, happiness is only your choice and these three ways to awaken it from deep inside you can help you a lot.