No job, no relationship, no place, and no amount of money will make you happy. Happiness is a choice you make in the present moment. Sometimes the choice is feeling gratitude. Sometimes - ironically - it's putting yourself through pain or discomfort for a long-term gain. Sometimes it's just taking in the moment fully, without regretting the past or worrying about the future.
The point is, happiness isn't a thing you obtain, but rather an experience you allow as you walk the tightrope of life. What happiness looks like in the moment will always change. What won't change, however, is that it's a matter of seizing the moment.
Ethan Small has been posting to Friendly Warrior since 2013 with his experiences and wisdom to inspire others to improve their quality of life.
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