Everything about you is in your own hand. You are the only one who can make your life better. No one is capable of changing your life, but you.
You can change your life by what you do, by what you think about all day long, and by the choices you make on a daily basis.
You can change your life by changing what you think about on a daily basis. If you spend your time thinking about negative things, if you spend your time thinking about what is not working for you, if you spend your time dwelling on the past, negative things will follow. But if you do the opposite, positive things will follow. You need positive thoughts to live your life. Positive thoughts are life-building thoughts. Negative thoughts, on the other hand, are life-destroying thoughts.
As Dr. Joseph Murphy puts it, “Your subconscious is the builder of your body and is on the job twenty-four hours a day. You interfere with its life-giving patterns by negative thinking.” The way you think about your life and the things that are happening around you affects your life more than what you do.
To have a better life, you must think in positive ways. Positive thoughts equal positive actions. Negative thoughts equal negative actions.
Change your thoughts to change your life. Yes, you can do it.
Happiness is a state of mind. If you want to be happy, you can. If you want to be unhappy, you can. It is a state of mind. You can make yourself happy by doing happy things, thinking happy thoughts, and spending time with happy people. You can also make yourself unhappy by doing the opposite.
Happiness is within you. You will find it if you change your thought. You can be if you make others happy.
If you want happiness, make people happy. Don’t search for happiness, because you will never find it. If you want it, give it to others.
Albert Einstein said, “If you want to live a happy live, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” If you tie your happiness to people, you will be disappointed. People are not perfect. They cannot meet all your needs and wants. Only your goals can make you happy.
In the words of James Altucher, “The key to happiness is to reduce expectation.” If you want to be happy, set goals that you can achieve for yourself.
If you want to live a happier life, know these eight things:
Happiness is a choice. If you want to be happy, it is possible. Only you can make yourself happy, not me, not your teacher, not your spouse, not your parent, but you. Happiness is in your mind. If you want a happier life, change your thinking. Change what you think about.
Happiness is in the art of serving others. If you want happiness, make other people happy. Make them smile. Bring out the best in them. Help them find their purposes in life. When you help others, you are helping yourself.
Happiness is not from material success. Happiness is the way to success. Success is not the way to happiness. Success is not the way to a happier life. Happiness is the way to a happier life.
Be authentic. If you want to live a happier life, you must be authentic. You must be true to yourself. Aristotle said, “To thyself be true.” Be real to yourself. Don’t deceive yourself. Don’t deceive others. Being an authentic person is the best way to really understand who you are. If you are not authentic, you will never know who you are.
Surround yourself with happy people. When you stay with positive and happy people, you will be happy. They will lift you up. They will encourage you to be better, to do great work, and to be yourself. They will accept you for who you are, not what you can do.
Do what you love. Steve Jobs said, “The only way to be successful is to do what you love.” Do things that will help you grow in life. Things that will take you to the next level in your life.
Don’t search for happiness. Albert Camus Said, “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
Happiness comes from self-awareness. If you know yourself, if you know who you are, it will help you in dealing with other people. If you don’t know who you are, you cannot know other people. Self-awareness is the way to a successful life.
“Thought and character are one, and as character can only manifest and discover itself through environment and circumstance, the outer conditions of a person’s life will always be found to be harmoniously related to his inner state.”- James Allen
“Every man is where he is by the law of his being; the thoughts which he has built into his character have brought him there, and in the arrangement of his life there is no element of chance, but all is the result of a law which cannot err.”- James Allen
“Good thoughts and actions can never produce bad results; bad thoughts and actions can never produce good results.”– James Allen
“Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.”- James Allen
“Suffering is always the effect of wrong thought in some direction. it is an indication that the individual is out of harmony with himself, with the law of his being.”- James Allen
“Until thought is linked with purpose, there is no intelligent accomplishment.”- James Allen
“Thoughts of doubt and fear never accomplish anything, and never can.”– James Allen
“Think good thoughts, and they will quickly become actualized in your outward life in the form of good conditions.”- James Allen
Who are you friends? Who are the people you spend your time with? Are they lifting you up or putting you down? Are they growing or dying? Are they positive or negative people?
It is your choice. It is up to you to decide how you want to spend your time. Remember, time is gold. Time is everything in life. If you waste your time, you waste your life.
We don’t just need people around us; we need great people around us. You need great people in your life. People who will help you succeed in life. People who will lift you up when you are down. People who will bring light into your life. People who will never hurt you. People who are doing productive and great things with their lives. You need them. They will challenge you to be better than you are today. They will encourage you to do the impossible. They will tell you what you need to hear, not what you want to hear.
Nadia Comaneci said, “I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives.” If you want to grow, if you want to be a champion, this is a good advice for you. You cannot be a winner if you keep associating yourself with losers.
When you associate yourself with people who are doing great things with their lives, before long, you will start to do great things. You will start to think and work like them. Find a person who is doing well in life, and research what they did, and how they did it. Make it a habit of listening to great people, people who have done great things with their lives. Before long, you will start to think and act like them.
If you do what other successful people are doing, you will be successful.