"Happiness is an inside job. Don't assign anyone else that much power over your life."
So many factors can often make or break our happiness, but at the end of the day it's always wise to remember we can't control many things in life, but we can control the way we feel, the way we act, and the joy we put out into the world for ourselves and others.
There are some large things happening in the world right now but here are some tiny things to hopefully help make your day...
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“It's better to create something that others criticize than to create nothing and criticize others." ~Ricky Gervais
“The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master.” ~Robin Sharma
In an increasingly noisy world, neuroscientists are discovering exactly what kind of silence has the most dramatic impact on your mental health – from flotation tanks to guided meditation – and how much you really need
“If you can be heard then you exist.” ~Fredrik Backman
Has anyone ever told you, “Stand up straight!” or scolded you for slouching at a family dinner?
22-year-old Jaylan Gray has been raising his 12-year-old brother, Julian, since losing their parents and grandfather over the last few years. The brothers found themselves in need of help after their home was damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and a series of winter storms last year.