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A Secret For You

Every person in the world has different hopes, different wishes, different dreams; but ultimately we are all looking for the same thing: happiness.

Some of us try to find it through money, others through a great job, others through buying the house they have always wanted. Throughout all our lives we are striving to reach happiness; happiness is our goal, our aim is to be happy. But here’s a secret for you: happiness is not a goal to reach, there is no journey to make to reach happiness. Happiness exists in the present moment, it is enjoying every moment of your life, no matter where you are and what you are doing, and the key to being able to do this is positivity.

Even though we are all trying to be happy, every day we meet people who are sad and depressed. Everywhere we go we hear people complaining and talking about their problematic lives. Thousands of suicides happen every year all around the world and more and more pharmaceutical products are being created to ease depression and to make people happy. This may sound like a paradox: since everyone wants to be happy, why are there so many sad and depressed people in the world?

Negative things happen to everybody, nobody has the perfect life; the difference between one person to another is their attitude towards life. Being positive means trying to smile in front of every situation and holding on to your positive feelings. It means staying calm and looking at the bright side of everything. Negative emotions such as anger, jealousy and hatred only bring more negative emotions and make you feel bad about your life and about yourself. Positivity, on the other hand, attracts more positive things towards you and once you are positive even negative events don’t look as bad as they would look if you had a negative attitude.

Have you ever noticed how when you wake up in a bad mood everything seems to be going wrong to make your day worse? Or has it ever happened to you to make a big fuss about a situation to then realise, when you are calm, that you made a fuss over nothing? This shows that when you are looking at life through a negative lens the whole world seems to be against you and even the most insignificant situations can seem horrible. By keeping calm and positive you will not only feel better no matter what happens to you but you will also feel better about yourself, and you will be able to concentrate on your good qualities and on improving yourself and consequently your life. Happiness is about accepting who you are and accepting the world around you.

It is something very common to hear people saying: “Once I buy that car I’ll be really happy” or “I would be so happy if I got that job!” but when in the end they get their wish they find out that still they are not happy, and that now they want other things in order to try to reach happiness. This shows clearly that happiness is not determined by what you have, but by what you are. If you are a positive person you are happy with what you have and you are able to enjoy your life without feeling depressed about not having everything you want. Here’s another secret for you: wishing for something with a positive attitude is much more effective than complaining about what you don’t have. People who focus on what they want always manage to get it, and to be able to do so one must be positive and determined to make his wishes come true. On the other hand, complaining and bringing yourself down because of what you don’t have will get you nowhere.

The majority of people tries to get to happiness through money. It is true that in some cases money helps people to be happy, but money does not buy happiness. People who have a lot of money and who have a negative attitude towards life will become greedy and will never be happy with what they have, always wanting to be richer and richer, and making money their first priority in life. One should have a positive attitude towards money and focus on getting it if that’s what he wants, but in the meantime he must stay happy and never be depressed for not having enough money as this would ruin his positive attitude and make getting money even harder.

Finally, one must remember that we are in this world for a very short time and we should do our best to enjoy our lives to the full, and this can only be done through positivity. Changing to a positive attitude right now guarantees you will find happiness immediately, and after some time, being positive will come so naturally to you that you won’t even remember what your life used to be like when your attitude wasn’t a positive one!

And that's a secret for you. Have a nice great positive day.


Street Talk

Good article, I know the saying that money can't buy happiness, but I am telling when I have money in my pocket I am much happier!

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  about 8 years ago

Hehe that's true, but even if you don't have as much money as you'd like to you should be positive and remember that there are a lot of other things in your life that make you happy! Thanks for your comment, glad you enjoyed the article.

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  about 8 years ago
Tasi  

A positive attitude and a positive mindset makes a big difference...I love reading articles like yours and other great books like the Bible. It helps me a lot. I don't just read I practice it and sure it works. Great article..thank you for sharing! :)

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  about 8 years ago

glad you enjoyed it.. you are welcome. :) feel free to drop by the website anytime for more posts & articles

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  about 8 years ago
Tasi  

Thanks! sure I will...:)

  
  about 8 years ago

Great article. Oh so true and to put it into focus. I try to keep that positive attitude as much as I can.

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  about 8 years ago

Good, positivity is the key to a wonderful life!! Thank you for your comment, I'm happy you appreciated my article :)

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  about 8 years ago

Thanks for your article and your focus. Nice way to start my morning!

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  about 8 years ago

Glad you enjoyed it! :)

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  about 8 years ago

What a wise comment you make: happiness is not determined by what you have, but by what you are. I love it! I have only recently realised that I have a choice to approach life calmly or run my 'drama queen' script. As you aptly pointed out to be positive and enjoy each day! And all this time I've been praying for wisdom... perhaps it is right under my nose all along in these simple things! Great article. Keep them coming!

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  about 8 years ago

Thanks for your wonderful comment and for your support. It's true that happiness lies in the most simple things and to find it all you have to do is keep a positive attitude towards life since negativity makes you blind to all the good things around you! I hope you'll enjoy my next articles and thanks again!

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  about 8 years ago
C4rmen  

some really nice points in your article, thanks :)

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  about 8 years ago

Thank you for your support, glad you enjoyed it! =)

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  about 8 years ago

Thank you for joining my tribe and I have reciprocated, I love the article and the web site. An introduction for my wife and I to a more positive attitude. I look forward to more articles, I am positive in life but the old brain gets me down every now and then. Keep up the good articles I intend to share it on FB.

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  about 8 years ago

hi, thanks for your comment. I appreciate your feedback and I am glad you enjoyed the article. As I always say, I'm in no way a positivity 'expert' or a life-coach. Like you I am just trying to keep my spirits up, not letting the 'old' negative version of me controling my life. All the articles and website posts would be about my journey to a more fulfilling life. Keep tuning in, thanks again!

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  about 8 years ago

Keep on keeping on, with a smile and a grin upon which to continue. Laugh and those around you either laugh with you or wonder what tickled your fancy.

  
  about 8 years ago
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