Embrace Your Happiness

Written by Sheri Goodman Graham

On April 10, 2023
Embrace Your Happiness

What is happiness?

Well, the definition of happiness is the state of being happy.

For me, the definition of happiness is the feeling of joy and contentment in my life—all those little things throughout the day that make me smile.

And the sweet memories that pop into my mind now and then.

Happiness is living your life to the fullest extent.

Counting your blessings and feeling gratitude.

Sit down and make a list of all the things big and small that make you happy.

I think you may be surprised at how long your list may end up being.

Sometimes we don’t take the time to think about how much happiness is truly in our lives.

If you feel a bit unhappy now and then, I have made a list of twenty-five quotes that I hope will give you a bit of a boost and maybe even make you smile.

1. “Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.

Dale Carnegie

2. “The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.”

Henry Ward Beecher

3. “The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.” Samuel Taylor Coleridge

4. “Train your mind to see the good in everything. Positivity is a choice. The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.”

5. “The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are.”

Goldie Hawn

6. “Learn to value yourself, which means; fight for your happiness.”

Ayn Rand

7. “If you want to be happy, be.”

Leo Tolstoy

8. “A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.”

Bernard De Fontenelle

9. “Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like.”

10. “Judge nothing; you will be happy. Forgive everything; you will be happier. Love everything; you will be happiest.”

Sri Chinmoy

11. “Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.”

J Petit Senn

12. “The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.”

We all need our Happy Place!

13. “Happiness comes in waves; it’ll find you again.”

14. “Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not.”

Valerie Bertinelli

15.”Happiness is when what think, what you say, and you do are in harmony.”

Mahatma Gandhi

16. “The greatest secret to happiness and peace is letting every life situation be what it is, instead of what you think it should be. Then, make the very best of it.” Thibaut

17. “There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.”

Freya Stark

18. “Embrace the glorious mess that you are.”

Elizabeth Gilbert

19. “People should find happiness in the little things like family.”

Amanda Bynes

20. “When it rains, look for rainbows. When it’s dark, look for stars.”

21. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life-to be happy-it’s all that matters.”

Aubrey Hepburn

22. “Being happy never goes out of style.”

Lily Pulitzer

23. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”

Jonanthan Safran Foer

24. “Happiness is a gift, and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes.”

Charles Dickens

25. “We don’t laugh because we’re happy-we’re happy because we laugh.”

William James

So what’s your definition of happiness?

With love,

Sheri ❤️

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