By Dr. Kate Siner for YourTango.com
Happiness is not a destination you reach; it’s a mindset you embrace, right now…today!
If you’re like most people, you think happiness is a destination — and that, of course, YOU have a one-way ticket there.
You might also believe that happiness comes with having everything you want. But thinking this way can really mislead us and results in us looking for happiness in all the wrong places while comparing ourselves against impossible ideals.
We’re constantly exposed to the media telling us our lives require event filled days, adventurous nights, and luxurious experiences in order to make it fulfilling. When we compare our lives against these images, our existence can seem boring or ho-hum when in reality our lives are actually quite normal.
If you find that each of your days fade into the next, remember: Nothing is wrong with your life and nothing is wrong with you! It’s just that in reality — some of life is just not that exciting. However, you can do some simple things to shake things up, break the rut, and put some “WOW” into our normal, ordinary days.
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