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Why Does the Pursuit of Happiness Tend to be Difficult?from:
How can you be happy? What are the steps and procedures to make your pursuit of happiness a guaranteed one?
The society of today has developed several standards and norms which have led people to believe they need to fit into these things in order to find and enjoy happiness itself. More often than not, a lot of individuals misconstrue the real deal between the pursuit of happiness and the guarantee of becoming happy in life. Happiness can't be assured. More so, your pursuit of happiness isn't really guaranteed to have a positive result. Just how many people in the total population of United States claim they find their pursuit of happiness to no avail?
The existing trend in today's culture has inculcated in every person that being unhappy means there's someone or something who needs to be blamed by you. This belief has then misled several individuals and therefore just worsened their misery and unhappiness. As the case goes, failed marriages are often blamed on the parents of either of the couple because they'd chosen the partner for them. Also, unhappy professionals credit their misery to the rest of their family members who'd just forced them to take that certain line of profession. But who's really to blame? You must have full control of your life. Don't say that you've been left without a choice because if you really wanted your pursuit of happiness to be successful, then you could have done your part.
The success of the pursuit of happiness is unplanned. You can't cut out a flawless plan to attain happiness. As usual, those who always stay within the plan tend to fail at all times. But of course there's nobody in this entire universe who wants to end up in misery and unhappiness. Misplacing yourself comes as part of your destiny. It may be because you've planned out goals which are difficult to reach or that you've limited yourself with the most possible opportunities you could have grabbed.
No man is an island. You can't survive without the presence of other people. You can't be successful and be happy without the aid and contribution of other individuals. As you get too busy with your pursuit of happiness, you usually forget your present, you tend to forget the things and the persons you have in your life, and you also forget to look back where you've started, your current position in life, and your achievements as well. You crave for some more. You learn not to be contented. It's because you're too consumed with your pursuit of happiness but in truth you're ruining your own happiness!
This is the very basic reason as to why people say they haven't made their successful way in their pursuit of happiness. The rationale here is that you don't exactly know how to recognize the things and persons who will let you feel happiness.
So what must be done in order to find success in your pursuit of happiness? Smile and laugh. Be positive. Welcome new experiences. Influence others for the better. Value what you have. Be contented. Stop seeking perfection because this will only make your life dull and motionless. In short, love yourself and be yourself.
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