Not everyone is born with a sunny disposition. Have you ever heard or even said, "I just want to be happy." What does happy look like anyway? Is happy being out of debt, having perfect health, owning a home, having children, being married, or having a degree? Some may answer, "yes" and others, "no". While there are many things in life creating happiness within us, happiness will eventually fade as life overcomes us and the mundane or trials wear us down. Happiness comes and goes depending on our circumstances. Happiness is measured by our feelings and experiences, we all have a difference in perspective when it comes to what makes us happy.
Let's be honest. We all want to be happy. But how do we find and create more happiness in ourselves and in our lives?
We need to accept ourselves for who we are and the person God made us to be.
We need to stop comparing ourselves to others.
Comparison will quickly deplete our happiness.
When we Learn to love and accept ourselves; contentment creates happiness.
Be thankful for the little things. We can look around and see all our accomplishments and how God has answered our many prayers. We can think on God's goodness and all He's brought us through.
Having a thankful heart creates a happy heart.
There are so MANY more ways we can be happy. Happiness is an achievable goal when we broaden our perspectives and learn to find happiness in the midst of our every day.
Our greatest happiness comes when we allow ourselves to give freely, doing for others in sacrificial ways. Doing good and being good to others will create a contagious happiness. -Happy see, Happy do!
...........Now go get happy!
Grab your copy of my newly released book, "Raised by Strangers".
Available on Amazon.com or Barnes & Nobles.com available in Paperback and Digital Format.
"Raised by Strangers" is my compelling true life story.
When I was just five years old, I was kidnapped and forced to live a life burdened with cruel and bizarre physical and emotional abuse. My will to survive, inspired by an invisible hope, helped me fight the demons and stay alive as I endured haunting experiences. Through my story you will learn how God turns tragedy into triumph, find a renewed hope, discover your purpose and learn there is freedom in forgiveness!
Passionately leading you closer to Jesus Christ. Helping you break through insecurity and doubt, encouraging you to live a life of freedom and healing. Motivating you to a deeper level of faith in Jesus Christ.