Happiness trumps all.

All I want is for you to be happy. I don’t want you to get fitter. I don’t want you to get stronger. I don’t want you to PR. I don’t want you to achieve your goals. I simply want you to live a lifetime of happiness and enjoyment. Anything beyond that is secondary and is merely a byproduct. 

Of course I live and breathe all the things I just said I don’t want for you. Those things won’t mean anything if you never live another happy day in your life. Find the thing(s) that make you forget everything else around you; the thing that makes time fly by without you realizing. The thing(s) you can’t wait to do when you get off work or when your free time comes up. That’s where your happiness is. It could be an action, it could be a place, it could be time spent with a person. Regardless of what it is that’s where you should be. Don’t do the thing someone convinced you to do because it would achieve a result, especially if it makes you unhappy. Don’t put up with bullshit. 

Happiness in this world shouldn’t be hard to come by. No one should have to earn happiness. We each deserve happiness. Finding it may prove tricky, but not impossible. 

Take an honest look at the things you’re doing, places you’re in, the people you’re with and ask the honest question if they bring happiness into your life. 

“At the end of the day what do we want? We just want to be fuckin’ happy.” — Tony Blauer

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