Choose Happiness

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Today,
I choose happiness.
Today,
I’m acting as if—
as if I am successful,
radiant, at peace,
creative, inspired,
abundant, blessed.
I smile for no reason,
I discover smiling feels good.
I sing.
I dance.
I laugh out loud.
I realize I don’t have to wait to be happy;
it’s a choice I make right now within myself,
in spite of the external conditions of my life.
Today,
I’m not waiting for something to happen
in order to be happy.
Today,
I choose happiness,
and it feels wonderful!

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PS There is science behind this. Check out this TED talk by Shawn Achor. He wrote a book called The Happiness Advantage and backs up what he says with research!

4 responses »

  1. Yes! Momentary happiness will always become a thing of the past. It’s like a mood.
    True happiness must be created to have a lasting effect. A constant choice of way to be.Once you get there, it is a lasting freedom! The more you give happiness the happier you become.Create!Happiness is a wonderful tool. Awesome post!

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