Today, I read the statement "happy people earn $750,000+ more in their lifetime than others" and smiled to myself. I've known for some time that happiness attracts abundance because it's been my story my entire adult life.
I've always been blessed to have abundance in many areas of my life; relational, financial, emotional and physical (yep, even got up to a size 16 at one point in my life...lol). I sometimes questioned God and asked why, of all people, did He spare me from the fate of some of my friends and family. It's not that I wanted to suffer, I just wondered why I was spared. I'm really not sure. The only explanation that makes sense to me is that I am here to spread happiness, love and light so I graciously accept my assignment. Guess it's just one of life's delicious little mysteries and I'm so grateful.
Don't get me wrong, I have challenges just like everybody else but when I'm faced with obstacles or disappointments, I acknowledge the feelings and make a conscious decision about how I will deal the "stuff." When tears or grief are in order--and sometimes they are--I allow myself time to work through it. I set a time frame for me to get over whatever it is--usually 36 hours and after that time I pick myself up and then CHOOSE TO BE HAPPY! For me it's just that simple.
I don't know about you but unhappiness is not an option for me--it's someplace I visit from time to time (because I'm human) but I chose not to live there. I'm much more interested in attracting my share of the abundance our universe has to offer. If you're ever faced with a choice, choose happiness and you'll soon get your share as well.