I choose to be happy. When I am clear with what makes me happy, I move consistently in that direction.
I start with a smile. The first person I smile at is the one in the mirror. I turn any automatic self-deprecating evaluations into self-affirming affirmations. I state them in the mirror:
“Good morning, Gorgeous! Wow! I love my hair! I am looking marvelous today!”
With a start like that, it is easy for me to walk tall. I put a happy tune in my head and start to whistle and hum as I head to work.
My drive is easy and smooth. I even catch myself smiling at my neighbor at the stop light. I turn up the radio and do my happy dance in the car. I sing to my heart’s content.
I find reasons to laugh. I make up jokes in my head. I watch comedies on TV.
I develop my unique sense of humor. Even if others fail to think that something is funny, I laugh anyway if it tickles me.
I laugh at myself – my own jokes, funny thoughts, or silly things that I do.
My happiness increases when I arrive at my home. I thank my lucky stars I made my way home safely. I am grateful for shelter. I am thankful for transportation. What a blessing it is to have food and water to sustain me.
Today, my philosophy is that life is too short to be anything but happy and I do my best to live it to the fullest!
- What do I do first thing in the morning to create happiness?
- What do I do in the day to sustain happiness?
- What can I do to increase my happiness to even higher levels?