Steve Rizzo's "Hey I'm Talkin' Here!" Podcast
Happiness is a Choice – revisited
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This topic was discussed in the second episode of Hey, I’m Talkin’ Here. Now that “Conversations with Bob” has been released, Steve and Eric reference passages from the book as well as offering helpful advice.
Happiness is a choice. While it may seem like an elusive concept that is difficult to attain, it is important to understand that it is not something that can be bought or earned. Rather, happiness is a state of mind that can be achieved by making the right choices. One’s outlook on life and the circumstances around them plays a major role in determining their level of happiness. When one focuses on the controllable aspects of their life and takes steps to make the most out of them, they can achieve a greater sense of satisfaction and contentment.
However, it is also important to recognize that not everything in life can be controlled. There will always be uncontrollable circumstances that come our way, such as illnesses, natural disasters, or unexpected setbacks. It is how we choose to respond to these situations that ultimately determine our level of happiness. By focusing on the things that we can control and learning to accept and adapt to the things we cannot, we can maintain a positive outlook and find happiness even in the midst of difficult times.
It is also worth noting that happiness is not always the end goal. Often, the pursuit of happiness can be a journey in itself. In our quest for happiness, we may discover new passions, meet new people, and learn more about ourselves. These experiences can bring us joy and fulfillment, even if they do not necessarily lead us to our ultimate goal. When we embrace the journey and find happiness in the little moments along the way, we can live a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Happiness is a choice that we can make every day. It is about focusing on the things we can control, accepting the things we cannot, and finding joy in the journey. By making the right choices and cultivating a positive outlook, we can achieve a greater sense of happiness and fulfillment in our lives.
Producer/Director: Bruce Himmelblau
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