Happiness is a Choice

I struggle with quieting my mind.  Even after an hour of yoga, my mind is still racing with tasks for the day, remembering where I parked and hushing my rumbling, hungry tummy. But towards the end of the class the other day, the idea of "happiness as a choice" popped into my head and instead of pushing it out, I held on to it for awhile and thought about it.

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Squeeze Every Drop...

Have the courage to dream great dreams. You’re worthy of greatness. You’re capable of greatness. The priceless treasure that is your life positively obligates you to make something grand out of its moments, its days, its years.

When you focus on just getting by, that’s the most you’ll be able to do. Yet when you set your sights higher, when you dare to dream big dreams, when you make the effort to make a difference, those same moments you would have spent just getting by will bring you, and your world, so much more.

Once this day is over, you cannot go back and reclaim it. What a waste it would be if you failed to squeeze every last drop of living and joy and love and achievement from it. If your aim is to just get through the day, if your goal is to just get by, aim higher. You’re spending the moments, so make them really count. Start right now to live the greatness you were born to live.

— Ralph Marston

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