10 Wise Choices to Skyrocket Your Happiness
“The amount of happiness that you have depends on the amount of freedom you have in your heart.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh
Who doesn’t want to be happy? Just take a look at any moment of your life, any choice you make. Isn’t your intention to be happy?
By happiness, I don’t necessarily mean the pollyanna, silly-smile-on-your-face kind. What I mean is a deep sense of contentment, the capability of being peaceful and at ease no matter what, an inner knowing that things are just fine.
Somehow true happiness eludes us, and here’s why. Even though we long for it more than anything, we make choices that derail us. We choose stressful behaviors, distorted beliefs through which we view quality the world, and emotional chaos. And in doing so, we interfere with our potential to be happy.
Happiness is absolutely within your reach. In fact, it’s closer than close – the essence of you. How to discover happiness? Make a study of your thoughts and emotions. See what makes you unhappy, then plant your feet firmly in the land of happiness. Make these ten wise choices, and the deepest happiness imaginable will be revealed.
Here are the ten choices to your happiness discussed at a Flourishing Life;
- Take responsibility.
- Embody enthusiasm.
- Drop your old baggage.
- Become intensely interested in your inner life.
- Question your beliefs.
- Appreciate presence.
- Study your emotions.
- Live from your heart.
- Choose freedom over fear.
- Let happiness pervade your life.
When we are at peace with our own experience, we can’t help but be happy. Nothing is in the way. We see through the fog of faulty beliefs and dramatic stories, leaving us available to consciously choose happiness – now, and now, and now. It’s right here, can you feel it?
Happiness is no longer a mystery. Make these 10 wise choices, and the endless well of happiness will be revealed to you.
Full story and guidance at 10 Choices for Happiness