“Your happiness will not come to you. It can only come from you.” – Ralph Marston
Life is such a beautiful thing…and yet so often people aren’t happy in their day-to-day lives. Why is this? Is everything in their lives that awful? Is their boss mean? Usually it isn’t just as simple as one thing to make you unhappy. More often than not, its multiple things, sometimes as small as they may be. But they add up and make life seem hard to enjoy.
It is hard to admit to yourself, but first things first…You need to realize this is YOUR life, no one else’s. If you’re not happy, change it. Whatever that may be, however big or small of a change that is. Make the change! You will thank yourself later.
At the end of the day, the only person you are responsible for pleasing is yourself. Change is hard, and sometimes not popular. But you need to worry about you before Mary Joe. It’s okay if people don’t understand. It’s okay if they think you’re going through a quarter-life crisis…If they care about you and support you, they’ll stick around.
Okay put on the brakes real quick…don’t go quit your job and sell all your possessions to travel the world quite yet. If you’re committed to living your life the way you want, start today, make the change. Working through these steps will help you get to where you want to be: