Leading a happy life is not just about being in a cheerful mood all the time, but also about experiences of meaning and engagement. In order to get the most of your moods, you must learn to use them, rather than let them be determined by your external circumstances.
Positive thinking is not about lying to yourself that a bad situation is good. It’s about searching for what is or could be good about a situation that is already happening and focusing on what is useful to you rather than how it differs from your ideal.
Do you ever wonder if this is all there is? Do you question the point of what you are working on or learning? Do you feel unfulfilled and unsuccessful despite a rather long list of blessings and accomplishments? Or on the opposite end, do you feel you’ve been dealt an unfair hand and are thus […]