A Truly Happy Person…

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1. Is able to experience a whole range of emotions. He or she is authentic and doesn’t wear a mask. They don’t always seem upbeat or are never, ever down. Also, they don’t project their moods and their feelings onto others or blame other people if they’re having a bad day.

2. Is able to appreciate the beauty of others, and is happy for them when successes come their way. They are someone who’s secure in their own identity and doesn’t need to criticize or want others to fail.

3. Can let offenses go, and doesn’t take things personally. That’s because they have a healthy and balanced self-esteem.

4. Is concerned when others suffer and will offer them support. This person’s a true friend and they truly care for you.

5. Is not in competition with others in their life. They compete against themselves, and try to raise their own bar high.

6. Doesn’t magnify the bad or distort reality. They work on their shortcomings and they recognize their strengths.

7. Appreciates the small things, and can make the most of the “now”. They’re not tripped up the past or are quick to run ahead. They know that both these matter – but what matters right now is “today”.

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Make People Feel Like They Are Enough

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The best gift you are ever going to give someone – the permission to feel safe in their own skin. To feel worthy. To feel like they are enough.
Hannah Brechner

I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, to help them reveal the greatest version of himself.
Steve Maraboli

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Approve Of And Validate Yourself

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The most important thing to realize is that we have no power over other people, events or even outcomes. But we absolutely have power over how we treat and talk to ourselves – which includes what we allow into our space.
Megyn Blanchard

When you are your own best friend, you don’t endlessly seek out relationships, friendships, and validation from the wrong sources because you realize that the only approval and validation you need is your own.
Mandy Hale

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Don’t Take It Personally

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I learned the hard way that I cannot always count on others to respect my feelings – even if I respect theirs. Being a good person doesn’t guarantee that others will be good people. You only have control over yourself and how you choose to be as a person. As for others, you can only choose to accept them or walk away.
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A huge amount of freedom comes when you take nothing personally.
Don Miguel Ruiz

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What Beauty Will I Create Today?

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Instead of asking why they left, now I ask, ‘What beauty will I create in the space they no longer occupy?’
Rudy Francisco

If you miss someone who does not miss you, or who is not good for you, or is unattainable, take all the love you once felt for them and spread it around other places. Put your love in worthwhile people and things, turn the romance into passion for hobbies or admiration for others – enrich your own life. Focus on yourself and those who actively make you happy.
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