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Some people I know claim that “happy” people are simply polly anny-ish and that they themselves aren’t being pessimistic but rather “realistic.” But if each of these 2 categories I mentioned (and those in between) could attempt to follow the guidelines in the blog article I’ve reposted above, I think we could all be much more content. Of course, knowing what could help and DOING it are two completely different things…


This article is from Chiara Fucarino. Enjoy!

Disclaimer: This article is not intended to address those with clinical depression or other mental illnesses.

happinessThere are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t come from fame, fortune, other people, or material possessions. Rather, it comes from within. The richest person in the world could be miserable while a person living in the slums of a third world country could be happy and content. I have spent plenty of time amongst both groups to have seen it first hand. Happy people are happy because they make themselves happy. They maintain a positive outlook on life and remain at peace with themselves.

The question is: how do they do that?

It’s quite simple. Happy people have good habits that enhance their lives. They do…

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