Do you want to be happy? Truly happy? And what about rich? If you want to be happy and rich, stop looking at what you don’t have and start looking at what you do have.
Last week, my Inc colleague, Jeff Haden, wrote an article titled: It Seems No One Is Actually Rich. Or Happy. I Looked. His experiences didn’t coincide with my experiences and my friends, so I asked my friends. They responded:
Eric wrote: “I’m happy. And on days when “it’s a bummer”, I punch myself in the face (usually figuratively) and get over it.”
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Love this article! Thanks for posting it.
I agree with your friend Susan about there being a link between gratitude and happiness. I think of it as conscious gratitude, and I try to be consciously grateful for my good fortune every day.
The first thing to kill is envy. While we should not be “content” with what we got, we should be happy with what we have. Then build on it. Because being unhappy does not make you richer, it draws you down. Happiness makes productive and productivity makes you happy.
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