Wow, I am so happy with myself – 10 videos in 12 weeks! Also quite surprised and extremely grateful at the number of views, particularly Mush Talks #2 (6800 views) and Mush Talks #9 (4100 views). Thank you for watching and sharing!
Five related quotes:
The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.
The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. And the way to be happy is making others happy.
The happiest people are the ones who make others happy.
If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.
Give what you want to receive. If you want happiness, make others happy.
Last week I talked about how happiness affects our relationships, work, health and success in life. So this week, I start talking about ways to increase our level of happiness – starting with gratefulness. Not mentioned in the video, but being happy and grateful for everything we have doesn’t mean we can’t strive for more and better.
Some beautiful quotes on gratitude:
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. –Charles Dickens
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. –Eckhart Tolle
If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get. Frank A. Clark
If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily. –Gerald Good
Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. –Melody Beattie
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. –Epictetus
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. –Oprah Winfrey
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful. –Buddha
It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment. –Naomi Williams
This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before. –Maya Angelou