Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: How can I be happy? Here is one of the best answers that’s been pulled from the thread. 1. Stop comparing yourself to other people.
Saturday brunch with friends. Sunday dinner with family.
It really is possible for anyone to turn their life in a new direction, and to finally become what they once might have been.
You deserve to smile. You deserve to have fun and you deserve someone who enhances your life. Not someone who brings you down.
We’ve got to stop being so hard on ourselves.
There’s nothing more gratifying than just not doing something.
Lend me your ear, and I’ll *play* you some songs…
Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” + a little girl + her dad = a much needed few minutes of adorable happiness for you to watch and smile at.
As soon as I realized that what I have, in a third-world country, is something senseless, selfish and superficial, yes, but more so something praised for its self-discipline and commonalities with Mary-Kate Olsen, I stopped talking about it. I refuse to be lauded for this disorder.
I’m a different person now. I look back on what happened and I’m no longer sad or guilty.