Not everyone is naturally happy. For every carefree optimist there are just as many committed pessimist. Many people put the burden on others, or, place blame for lack there of. Too many just plod numbly along through life, never know the joy waiting for them at every turn. The path to happiness is not always an easy one to find, but if you look, there really is a silver lining to every cloud.
Many things we find distasteful allow for, or, provide access to many of the things we love. Cleaning – a clean home. Going to work – life’s necessities. Annoying traits in others – friendship & love.
When you set your mind to finding, acknowledging and being grateful for the things that are good in life rather than submitting to the things that are not, you will have set yourself on the path to unlocking one of the great mysteries of life: true and lasting happiness starts as a state of mind that evolves into a state of being.
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