Is It Possible to Choose Happiness?

choose_happiness What You Need to Know to Be Happy According to These 5 Spiritual Principles

Every one of us wants to be happy, and not just for brief, fleeting moments but deeply happy throughout the course of our entire life.

But sometimes, when faced with certain circumstances, situations or conditions, it can be difficult to feel happy!

I’m often asked if it’s true that we can choose to be happy, and if it’s possible to maintain a state of true happiness for longer than a few moments at a time.

Well, spiritual leaders have been asked these questions for centuries.

The following are five spiritual truths about happiness for you to contemplate and begin applying to your life so that you can experience greater happiness and fulfillment long term.

Yes, you have the ability to choose happiness, no matter your circumstance, situation or condition

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“Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are. It solely relies on what you think.”

–Buddha

One of the biggest “secrets” to creating a happier and more fulfilling life is knowing that happiness is always a choice.

In other words, you can’t always control what happens to you in life, but you do always have the power to choose how you’re going to react to what’s happening in the world around you.

Does this mean you have to feel good about everything and everyone at all times?

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Living Your Life In A State Of Balance

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When someone walks into my office and says"I'm stressed" I just know that there is not enough self care happening.

Of course we cannot be always controlling our circumstances,  but definitely we can control how well we are reacting to them,  dealing with them and keeping control of our lives. 

Connecting to one's inner peace, inner level of calm and strength is what is truly required of us, in order to remain stress free. Allowing the flow from within and connecting ones soul and spirit to the body is so essential. Being tired from your routine , eating poorly and feeling generally fatigued makes you vulnerable and more reactive to stress.

Resilience to stress only comes when you use the resources around you to keep your calm,  and be less reactive to maintain the balance.

Taking good care of your body,  mind and soul, is what is required and is essential. Living your life in a state of balance, is an art you need to master. This comes only when you continuously decide to take control of life, and move forward in a disciplined manner.

Getting your body in order is very important and keeping your mind and soul in a perfect connect is what we desire.

I am going to suggest a few ways to reach a level of self care.

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