Focus on doing what makes you happy and watch how your life begins to change. Stop looking at yourself from someone else’s point of view and spend some quiet time by yourself figuring out what really makes you happy. What can you do in the next 24 hours to get you closer to where you want to be? For starters, stop worrying or you’ll have a very difficult time locating happiness. Live in the now joyfully and wisely and tomorrow will take care of itself. Participate fully in your life.
Once you decide what makes you happy, set priorities in an orderly way that pave the path for you to reach your goals. There is always one step that is more important than the others. Then do the second step, then the third. Becoming happy means owning your story and living it. Happiness isn’t a coincidence. Stop depending on the reactions of others to feel worthy. Look inside yourself and realize who you are and you will no longer need to look outside yourself to “validate” it.
Happiness is not a selfish goal. All of the mischief in the world is caused by people who are not happy. Your current situation isn’t your final destination but it might be unless you find the courage to pursue your own dreams. Be the energy that you want to attract. Keep your energy positive because you’re going to attract what you’re sending out. Have faith. Your day is coming.
This essay is from my book The New Power of Positive Thinking, available from Amazon.