Happiness

Happiness

It is my belief that there is never a wrong time to get curious about how to help blissful moments show up in your life more often. Why not focus your lens and become attracted to those things that make you smile more and create joy in your life? An exploration of happiness in the context of a coaching conversation with a client gave an interesting response. ‘Happiness sits on the periphery of your vision. It’s not tangible or easy to grasp and when you try to connect with it… puff it’s gone’. This defeatist and fear fuelled view, helped me to clarify my feelings on this subject. My feisty inner child rebelled…boldly choose happiness, grab it by the horns, look it in eyes and demand its presence every day. That very day I decided that I wanted to strike a deal with happiness. I promised to tap into a mindset and activities that would help me to nurture happy moments. On reflection, this collusion has helped happiness to show up for me, even in the face of worry, doubt, and fatigue. Since making this decision, happiness and I have began to collaborate; we co-created a plan and shook hands on it! If thinking about happiness feels intangible to you, I strongly advise you to take advice from my dear pal Ali Turner. Having been a free spirited adventurer, Ali gave birth to a daughter with complex challenging needs. From this moment her life changed and so did her perspective on happiness. Ali taught me that in the face of adversity, magic moments continue to be all around you...