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The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It by David Niven
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“Television is the creamy filling that distracts us from the substance our lives”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“Events are temporary. Bad things happen, but usually we do not feel their effects on us forever. It’s really true that time heals wounds. Your disappointments are important and serious, but your distress will pass and your life will take you in new directions. Give yourself some time.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“Sometimes days fly by without anything standing out in your mind, without any tangible improvement. Every day make sure, no matter how small the effort, that you do something to make your dreams come true.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“You always have a choice. Remember, you don’t have to do anything. You can choose to do whatever you think is important enough to warrant your efforts.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“Get a hobby. Hobbies are a steady source of interest, providing two essential ingredients in life: consistency and fun.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“Have a purpose. Without a purpose nothing matters.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“Be your own fan. We need self-reinforcement, a belief in ourselves that is strong and unwavering. Be ready to pick yourself up when you are feeling down.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“You have not finished the best part of your life.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“In research on hundreds of college students, individuals were found to be happiest when they felt they were moving closer to achieving their goals.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“What does it all mean? You decide. Your future—how you feel about it, yourself, and everything else—follows from the decisions you make, the priorities you develop, and the perspective you see things through. Great unanswered questions plague us, century after century. Why are we here? What are we supposed to be doing? What does this all matter? Answers to these questions are so very hard to come by because the truth lies not within someone else, but within you. You have been given life, and with it you have been given the opportunity to define it. Your life’s path and purpose will be drawn on a map created by you.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“Don’t write yourself off. If you don’t believe in yourself, you won’t be able to function.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“In a study of adult self-esteem, researchers found that people who are happy with themselves take defeat and explain it away, treating it as an isolated incident that indicates nothing about their ability. People who are unhappy take defeat and enlarge it, making it stand for who they are and using it to predict the outcome of future life events.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It
“allow yourself to benefit from the different things that contribute to your life, rather than allowing yourself to be devastated by a single bump in the road.”
David Niven, The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It