Shift your mind; shift your mood. 3 simple steps to happiness!

Shift your mind; shift your mood. 3 simple steps to happiness!

by Jennifer Twardowski

Lately I've been on a kick in learning all about manifestation and happiness. Reading books, listening to lectures, hearing about various meditations to try, and so on.

The motivation to really learn about all this has been coming from this deep inner frustration about one thing in my life. So many other areas of my life I've been able to shift and make better, but in one area, for some reason, I've continued to feel stuck in this cycle that I've been unable to bust out of.

So, I figured, learning more about manifestation and achieving happiness in life would be beneficial. In this process, I've come to several profound lessons where I have been able to feel some drastic shifts very quick. So here are three essential mindset shifts that I think can really help us all live a life we love:

1. Realize that it's not (and never has been) about where you are, but how you view it.

That shitty apartment your living in? That toxic work environment? That friend or family member that's driving you crazy? Sure, it makes things more challenging…

… but it shouldn't be preventing you from experiencing happiness.

This was one of my first realizations upon moving to Korea and it's taken quite a while for it to fully sink in:

It's not about where you are in life, but about what you're doing with what you have right now.

If you're pessimistic and bitter, then of course you're going to be unhappy. And sure, you can go ahead and start dating someone else or move out of the country, but nothing is going to change unless you do. You'll continue to carry those inner negative feelings everywhere you go until you decide, "Hey, I don't want to feel that way anymore!" So change your perspective…

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