What is true happiness?
I recently asked a friend if she was happy and her reply was "what is happiness and who is truly happy?"
Is this how most people feel?
Have you ever met someone who’s genuinely happy?
Let me tell you, it is amazing. You deserve it. You can have it too!
No matter what is going on in my life, I always feel… Happy.
Sure, some things make me angry or upset for a short time, but that is it. Just temporary feelings. I am happy the rest of the time.
You can’t be truly happy if you don’t understand what happiness is or how to be happy. Believe it or not, most people have it all wrong....
Happiness isn’t really about being positive all the time... It is more about being authentic and listening to your heart and soul.
Most people go though life in autopilot. Repeating the same routine every day waiting for the day when they can take a break and relax.
Happiness is knowing that you are making the right decisions and feeling good with how you’re choosing to live your life.
In order to love yourself and your life you must learn to be authentic and identify your core values and desires. By being true to your hopes and dreams and aligning with your true self you will create the life you desire and deserve.
I have a 5 step process that worked for me and my clients as well:
Most people get stuck when trying to figure out how to align their life around their core values. Some do not even know what their core values really are or believe that they are unrealistic or undeserved.
Truly happy people are happy because they are always working to make themselves and their lives better. They are facing their fears head-on and taking responsibility for the reasons that they are unhappy in the first place.
Truly happy people have learned to let go of the things in life that do not attribute to their overall joy and happiness. This can be friends, family, a job, a spouse, a habit... Anything in life that is toxic or causes you discomfort is doing that for a reason... It is not meant for you.
One of the most important lessons I learned is that you don’t find happiness, you choose it. And happiness isn’t a destination - it’s a journey. That is why so many people can't seem to find it... It is not something that we can look for or wait to happen to us. It will not fall into your lap one day. If you are waiting for the day when happiness will come, it never will. That day in the future does not exist.
Happiness doesn't come easy unless you choose it. It is hard work. It may even be painful to get there. But believe me, it is worth it.
Fear and comfort don't want us to be happy. They want us to stay where we are because it is perceived as safe. That does not mean that it is... The comfort zone is rarely a happy place. IT is mostly filled with stress and pain. But because we are used to it and don't know how to get out of it we stay there and allow our lives to slowly pass us by... Not living to our potential Not being truly happy.