The other night I had a dinner with a friend. During our talk, we discussed kids, work, divorce, new relationships.
Then he said,
"You seem like you are really happy."
"I am very happy" I exclaimed.
"Someday I'll be there" he said. Shrugging his shoulders, wrinkling his forehead.
I put my foot down on my imaginary brake.
"WAIIIIIIIIT a minute. Happiness isn't like a place you arrive to. You know that right?"
He was confused.
And so are a lot of folks.
I'm happy because I make a conscience choice to be everyday. This is no easy task. It's not like I've been giving anything magical or have millions of dollars. No, quite the opposite.
I'm happy because of a choice.
I choose happy. I work hard at being happy. I believe that sometimes if you choose it long enough it BECOMES.
So try it. Be happy.