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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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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I Don’t Need You, But I Really Want You

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My desires in a relationship have changed over time. I no longer want someone who promises to always love me and never leave me, I need someone who understands that life happens and sometimes things don’t work out. I don’t want someone who sugar coats things and never gets angry with me, I need someone to tell me how it really is and put me in my place. I need to be able to go five hours without talking to you and not feel lost or incomplete. I am complete without you. But with you, I want to be so much better. I want to be stronger with you. I want us to grow together and help each other grow individually. I don’t need you, but I really f**king want you. And this may not work out, but the fact that you understand all of this and this is how our relationship works, makes me think we’ve got a pretty good shot.
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