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We are perishing for want of wonder, not for want of wonders.
-- G. K. Chesterton
 

 

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Looking happy and being happy

Happiness is not based on the way you appear. Happiness is an authentic state of being that you can choose.

When you are truly happy, people around you will no doubt see it. Yet there’s so much more to being happy than merely looking happy.

If you’re striving to impress others with how happy you are, you’re not happy at all. Let go of the striving and the needs, and allow happiness.

You can be happy doing nothing. You can be happy doing anything.

Happiness does not come from the situation the person is in. Happiness comes from the person who is in the situation.

Be the person to allow happiness. And you can experience it at any and every time and place.

— Ralph Marston

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