And Why You Need To Stop Chasing It!
In the wise words of Gautama Buddha…
“Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have…”
All too often, I see people so intrinsically focused on the end result, on where they so desperately want to be…
‘I will be happy when I earn $X amount.’ or ‘When I lose X amount of weight, then I will be happy.’
Let me preface with saying, we have all done it – myself included – but, I genuinely believe that the goal is to be exponentially happy in the present moment…NOW!
And I know what you’re thinking, ‘Billy, how can I be happy when I am struggling financially or when I am overworked and stressed out?’
Here’s the thing…if we are continually seeking ‘happiness’ then we are coming from a place of ‘lack.’
We are already telling ourselves that we are NOT presently happy and we are attaching our happiness to external sources in the form world.
We need to flip that mindset on its head. Instead of lack, we must start to come from a place of abundance.
Remember… happiness comes from within and it is a conscious choice we have to make everyday.
So often, I hear people tell me they feel guilty about being happy because they are not yet where they want to be…
… But we need to give ourselves permission to BE happy!
We can be happy AND be striving to achieve financial freedom. We can be happy AND be trying to lose weight and prioritising our health…
…These things are not mutually exclusive!
If we continually view happiness as the end goal or destination, how do we know when we have ‘made it?’
That we can now be happy…? Because there is always going to be another goal, another mountain to climb and there is always room for more self-improvement.
Happiness is an inside job and a daily practice. There is no path to happiness, the path IS happiness…
So to everyone reading this, let’s make it our mission today to BE HAPPY, right now…irrespective of any external conditions…
…Nope, no excuses!!
Are you excited?!?! ME TOO! 🙂 I mean who doesn’t want to be happy… AM I RIGHT!?
Be awesome (and BE HAPPY)…
Billy ‘Happy Dancing’ Rickman
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