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These 20 quotes about happiness that are guaranteed to feel like a warm hug on a bad day. I don’t know about you but I have always been a hoarder of quotes. They are great for lifting your moods and making you feeling less alone. If you need a good pick me up, here are 20 quotes about happiness to remind you that true happiness is from within.

How To NOT Let Others Affect Your Mood Or Happiness

Have you ever been having a good day and then suddenly, seemingly out of nowhere someone makes a passing comment that throws your day off and you are left thinking about it in the shower after a long day. It was the stupid guy who yelled at you at the grocery store, why did he feel like he had a right to cut in line when you were there the whole time. 

Sometimes people come with their own baggage, stresses and unhappiness from their lives and look for other people to take it out on, because guess what misery loves company. But you only lose if you give them the power to take away your joy. The way out of this is to not take it personally, do an activity that you enjoy, go about your day, work towards your goals, and if the thought of that mishap pops up again, do not get caught in it, simply take your attention back to the task at hand.

This is particularly important for people pleasers/codependents because of the tendency to attach themselves to how people perceive them combined with their sensitivity to conflict. Each time you catch yourself obsessing over the conflict, keep bringing your attention to your body, your surroundings by staying mindful and eventually the thoughts will not have power of you. 

Quotes About Happiness

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Remember this, that very little is needed to make a happy life.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Don’t get upset with people and situations because both are powerless without your reaction.” – Buddha

True happiness is an acceptance of life as it is given to us, with its diminishment, mystery, uncontrollability, and all” – Micheal Gellert

“True happiness involves the pursuit of worthy goals. Without dreams, without risks, only a trivial semblance of living can be achieved” – Dan Buettner

“The only joy in the world is to begin” – Cesare Paves

“Don’t let the concept of change scare you as much as the concept of staying unhappy.” – Timber Hawkeye

“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure, nor this thing nor that, but simply growth.” – W.B. Yeats

“So many conditions of happiness are available, more than enough for you to be available right now. You don’t have to run into the future in order to get more.” Thich Nhat Hanh

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive you will see it.

quotes about happiness

“Happiness is the best makeup.” – Drew Barrymore

“Life is 10% what happens to you, 90% what you do about it.” – Charles R Swindoll

“Being happy never goes out of style.” – Lilly Pulitzer

“Happiness is not about getting what you want. It’s about enjoying all you have.” -Unknown

“Life is too short too short to spend it at war with yourself.” -Unknown

“To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morley

“Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product of a life well-lived.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

“Holding on to my bad feelings about this is doing nothing but harming me & others & preventing me from enjoying my life fully” Jen Sincero

“Happy thoughts create more happy thoughts.” – Favour Ebede

“Before you diagnose your self with depression make sure that you are not surrounded by assholes.” -Sigmund Freud

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