Happiness is a choice. Today, for a moment I was excited and thought this perspective was my discovery. But wait. Just google for it and you will find 27 million search results. There is even a book authored by Barry Neil Kaufman which I intend to read it in the foreseeable future. Bucket_List ++
One can compare himself / herself to a billionaire in Silicon Valley or a bankrupt homeless impoverished unfortunate poor little soul. The result is Dissatisfaction and Contentment respectively. Most people treat happiness relatively comparing them to their peers / relatives / friends. The only problem with this is that you cannot cannot cannot compare yourself with anybody in this planet. You are unique. You are strength. You are divine manifestation. You are “THE ONE”. Your DNA is one and only. Even identical twins from the same biological mother have subtle differences. Comparison is the primary evil root of unhappiness. Your thoughts are the building blocks of your happiness.
Happiness is difficult to quantify through words. Nonetheless for all practical purposes, happiness can be positively correlated with mental peace.
I totally loved the 9 points to be happy from within – 9 ways to be happy within yourself
Know Thyself. Know your happiness. Choose your desires that are a good fit with you. Happiness is a choice. So Choose it.