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Is Happiness a Choice?

Many people believe that happiness is a result of their circumstances, but what if you could control it? Here are a few things to think about if you want to be a happier, more fulfilled person.

Take Control of Your Emotions

This demonstrates that you have control over when and how you feel happy since you are in charge of your emotions. True, your emotions are generally governed by your ideas and the events of your life, but you may have more power than you believe.

Focus on What Makes You Happy

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Consider what provides you the greatest joy in your life to begin feeling happier. What brings a grin to your face every time? What boosts your good energy every time you encounter it? Make a list of everything. This may take some time and involve considerable introspection.

Consider instances when you felt delighted, that little burst of happiness that you knew you’d remember forever. It may have been reading a fantastic book, unwinding at a spa, spending time with your closest friends, or completing a creative project.

Continue to add to this list to gain a better understanding of what makes you happy and what doesn’t.

Be Grateful for the Little Joys in Life

If you let it, there are numerous small moments in each day of your life that can bring you joy. These are the times that we frequently take for granted because they appear to be so common or routine. However, just because it is something you do every day doesn’t imply it isn’t special or doesn’t contribute to your overall pleasure. Finding these small things that make you happy is the beauty of expressing greater thankfulness.

It could be a cup of coffee in the morning, a walk with your dog in the evening, relaxing on your couch after a long day, or a daily meditation practice. All of the small things gradually contribute to your happiness.

Have More Compassion

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Being more compassionate and sympathetic is a fantastic approach to being a happier person. This entails having empathy for others as well as for yourself. Begin to open your mind to what others are going through and experiencing, and provide your support and understanding. When you can, assist others without crossing your own personal boundaries. Also, always treat yourself with respect and kindness.

Handle Your Negative Emotions Well

Negative emotions are natural and healthy, but how you deal with them might impede you from being truly happy and comfortable in your life. Simply be aware of any unpleasant emotions you may be experiencing, such as rage or envy. Recognize where it’s coming from and that it won’t stay forever. When you’re ready, try to transform it into a positive emotion.

Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”. To be successful is to have no limitations, it is to work through all obstacles, to have extreme passion for life, and love for others, and this seems to be the underlying motto of Amber Drake’s life. Drake is a highly accomplished, world-renowned, and published book author, freelance writer and editor, inspirational speaker, an inspiring teacher, a well-reputed canine behaviourist, a canine cancer researcher, and the CEO of Canine Companions. As a child, she was keenly interested in the veterinary field and this interest paved way for her to be the successful businesswoman she is today. Starting with an Associate of Science degree in Biology in 2007 from Jamestown Community College, she has since expanded her knowledge horizon by acquiring a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree with courses from both SUNY Fredonia and Cornell University, followed by a Master of Arts Degree in Education (2011) from Ashford University, a Post-Master’s Educational Certification, and a Doctorate in ABD from the North Central University, Prescott Valley Arizona. Driven by her love for dogs, she regards her company, Canine Companions, as her greatest work-related accomplishment. She wrote the book, ‘Dog Talk: What Your Dog Wants You To Know’ as a comprehensive guide to understanding the behavior of dogs. She has since been involved in numerous writing jobs in the field, varying from writing about veterinary medicine for pet insurance companies to serving as the Co-founder and Vice President at Preferable Pups. She actively engages in content management, copywriting and research work, ghost-writing, and content marketing for organizations around the world. In addition to being an incredibly successful writer, canine behaviorist, and a CEO, she is an educator as well as an experienced curriculum developer. She is a Professor of Veterinary Medicine at Mentoray, where she teaches and develops curriculum. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Professional Sciences at Kaplan University and an Adjunct Instructor of Biology at Jamestown Community College (10+ years). Drake is a woman of many skills. She has been in the freelance content writing field for almost 7 years now with a vast amount of writing experience throughout the past ten years. She is a proficient copywriter, blogger, and has years of experience in content management and development, content creation proofreading, written communication, and correspondence. She has a number of certifications including, but not limited to, Canine Psychology, SEO, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Snapchat Marketing, and Google AdWords. Drake is a woman of extreme passion with great love for her work as a canine behaviourist, writer, and college professor. You can read more about her on her website http:/www.AmberLDrake.org or connect with her on her Facebook page, www.facebook.com/specialistamberdrake.

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