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About: Happiness

This is the first blog post of a series entitled "About:" where I will explore various subjects which are close to my heart and that are inspired by our exploring of the world.   Let's get started! 
 
There are as many ways to get happy as there are to be sad.  Happiness is not something that one stumbles upon by magic.  It is an acquired emotion that comes from hard work.  It comes from within once you laid the foundations for a life that will bring you happiness.  
 
You might think that people who have it all would automatically be happy because they didn't have to fight much to get a good life.  But it is from the struggle that one gets satisfaction.  You might also think that people who have nothing are the saddest.  But they also are the fiercest and the strongest of all . 
 
Because when you have nothing, you must fight in order to survive.  From this, you become successful and confident about yourself. 
 
So happiness comes from struggle, courage and patience.  And in order to cultivate happiness, you have to be on the look out for the people or the things that could take it down in a heartbeat.  
 
Happiness also comes from widsom.  The wisdom to see beauty and fulfillment in the many simple things of life: Sipping a hot cup of coffee; leafing through a good book; being one with the sunrise whilst the world is still asleep.  
 
Work to find happiness and work even harder to preserve it.  Look at one thing that you could change in your life in order to get you closer to it.  Don't begin your road towards happiness hoping to change everything that is not good into something better.  
 
Remember, happiness comes from patience. 
 
 - Vincent