There is an unavoidable, tragic aspect to life. We all suffer. We experience the loss of a loved one, we feel physical and emotional pain, loneliness, and longing, just to name a few. The good news is that we have the ability to relieve our suffering, because suffering is a state of mind.
I came across this book recently, and it's so fantastic, I had to share it!
“Happiness is an inside job. Don’t assign anyone else that much power over your life.”
If you were granted one wish, it would be for whatever you thought would make you the happiest, right? Most people think success makes you happy, but according to Sonja Lyubomirsky, author of The How of Happiness, happiness creates success.
We are often faced with challenging situations that we can't necessarily change, but how we view them is under our control. How we feel is all about our perspective. Doing things to improve our attitude can help us respond more effectively when the going gets tough.
I write about human behavior, meditation, body awareness, and a variety of other things that pique my interest.