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The Only Approval You Need To Be Happy — Is Your Own

Don’t let others tell you whether you deserve to be happy or not

Benny Lim
Benny Lim
Nov 19, 2019 · 5 min read

Happiness is the feeling you have when things give you pleasure and can be quite a lively feeling; contentment is a quieter feeling that you get when you have learned to find pleasure in things. — Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries

Basically, despite your situation or circumstances, you can be happy — as long as you feel contented with what you have and what you have gives you pleasure.

Soul searching

I was lost at one point in my life. I was only 19 and felt like I had outlived my life. Although I never reached the point of actually doing any self-harm to myself, I did think about it a couple of times.

Accepting yourself as it is

This is hard to do, especially if you’re in a situation where you really don’t like the person that you are now. You don’t like how you look, you don’t like how you behave and you don’t like where you are at the moment in life.

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Writing my way to a better life, one article at a time

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Sharing emotions — Spark plugs to ignite your virtual humanity. Be heard!

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