At first sight, it may appear that we need reasons to be happy. We get a promotion at work, someone says how nice we look, our partner does something particularly kind.
Looking deeper it is apparent that even if everything is going well, we are still able to create thoughts and worries that will rob us of our happiness. On the other hand, we can sometimes be happy in spite of, rather than because of the external circumstances of our life.
Happiness is always an option. Looking at the positive is not a case of ignoring the realities of life, rather it is looking at the deeper realities, underlying the things we see on the surface.
Today’s Meditation: If happiness is truly an inside job, then I have all I need to be happy.
Today’s Action: Today I am willing to be happy, and I will actively look for ways of expressing that happiness.