I wanted certain conditions because I believed I would be happy once I got them. But then I learned that happiness is independent of conditions. At first I didn’t trust this idea, but then I experienced it.
And then, making a deliberate effort to turn in the direction of happiness, I saw that this effort opened my perception to opportunities and appreciation, magnifying my actions and infusing them with what I always wanted all along: happiness, or at least the movement toward it.
I can be unhappy in the midst of good fortune, and happy in the bad. Everything depends on my moment-to-moment focus and which direction I decide to point it.
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