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The Ultimate Key to Your Happiness

“One of the happiest moments ever is when you find

the courage to let go of what you can’t change.”

~Unknown

What’s your happiness quotient? I’m a fan of Gretchen Rubin and her Happiness Project and her focus on building good habits and a happier life.

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When your happiness feels elusive or distant, look at what you’re holding on to that is blocking you from keeping your happiness close.

Happiness is more than just habits. Happiness begins with some fundamental truths. One of those truths is that to be happy, you must have the courage to let go of what you cannot change.

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Yes, Do Forgive and Forget

On Monday I wrote that you should not forgive and forget when others habitually disregard your needs and disrespect your boundaries. I said you should remember

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When you forgive and forget your past, let go of control and grab hold of your power, you will be lifted to new heights and go where you never dreamed possible.

their actions and their false promises and ask for the changes you need.

It’s important to set the limits you need and own your power to take care of yourself. Continue reading

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The First Step to Making the Change You Must Make

“It’s a bold move on your part to

make the choice to live in a new way.”

~ D’Anne Hotchkiss

I wrote those words a few weeks ago in a blog post called, “Where Lies Your Freedom.”

 

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The decision to try something new requires the courage to go forward when the way forward is not clear.

Making a choice to live in a new way is only the first giant leap of faith in yourself. Making the changes necessary to realize that new way of life is the second giant leap of faith in yourself.

You need courage to change because it is not easy to give up what is comfortable and familiar, even when you know in your heart of hearts that what you’ve been doing isn’t working any longer and you can’t hide from that fact any more. Continue reading

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