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Principles of Happiness

I have violated these most of my life because I did not believe they were real.

  • Control - I control myself, but cannot control others.
  • Positivity - Managing emotions is essential to happiness.
  • Resources - An attitude of gratitude is the key to contentment.
  • Goals - Simplify the goals to focus on the important things.
  • Mindfulness - Live in the moment, tomorrow is gone, the future is not yet.
  • Needs - Distinguish between needs and wants.
  • Purpose - Generosity produces trust.


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