Is Happiness Really a Choice?

Is Happiness Really a Choice?

Do we choose to be happy? Is sadness therefor a choice as well? In a sense, yes, both are true statements.

We cannot buy or win happiness. You must choose it.

John C Maxwell

True story!

Happiness is a state of mind. What makes me happy likely would not make someone else happy. What make you happy might not make me happy. It is a chosen state of mind. This is not to say that sadness, tough times, and life in general does not happen because it does. On a day to day basis, we can choose our own personal happiness by having a positive mindset, smiling, and demanding negative influences will have no control over our lives.