The Best Route to Happiness

July 20, 2018

“Happiness is primarily about cultivating your inner life, instead of trying to influence your external life…. Even if you can control most things, controlling everything is impossible. So the best route to happiness is not trying to control your surroundings, but to control what is happening inside you. If you can control your feelings, your emotions, and your desires, you can be happy. It’s not what happens that makes you unhappy—it’s your reaction to what happens.”
—Frederic Lenoir, “Be Aware of the Good Things Around You,” A Book That Takes Its Time

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  1. So much wisdom in this quote Kathy. It seems to all come down to one's attitude - which is what we can choose. Hope you have a blessed weekend. Hugs!