happiness

1. You can’t leave where you are until you decide where you would rather be.

2. Everything in life is a lesson; if you keep repeating the same pattern, you haven’t passed the lesson. We move forward in life by getting the lessons.

3. Life doesn’t hurt, expectations do. Things don’t happen to us, they happen for us.

4. You must make a choice to take a chance, or things will never change.

5. You don’t always need a grand plan, just take a breath, let go and be open to what happens.

6. Progress will sometimes look like a lot of failures. We have to learn what doesn’t work in order to get to what does. Don’t give up, you are closer than you think.

7. There’s a difference between giving up and knowing when you’ve had enough. Know when enough is enough.

8. Setbacks are miracles in disguise. Always believe that things are working out in your favor.

9. Your heart is to be trusted. It knows what your head has yet to figure out.

10. When you stop chasing what your mind wants you will get what your soul needs.

—  10 Simple Rules to Living with Happiness