We don’t always win and we don’t always get what we win. This post is about learning to be happy not merely in-spite of our losses but even because of them. True joy is not about outcomes but processes and attitudes.
At times this blog must put aside helpful tactics, motivational thoughts, or inspiring stories to shed light on clear and obvious problems. The tragedy at Robb Elementary was just the latest consequence of a nation unwilling and unable, perhaps too selfish, to make the changes necessary to protect the rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of freedom for all citizens. Instead putting their own selfish notions of freedom and insecurity first.
Great things are only accomplished by those who believe they are capable of greatness.
Those who are happy, and successful in any manner of life believe they are worthy of happiness, and that they are capable and committed to success.
As painful and scary as the decision to act can be, the scariest idea is a scenario where we live our whole lives frozen in inaction because of fear, and thus never even dare greatly enough to attempt a better version of ourselves. Don’t let fear stop you from becoming your happiest self.