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Aug 21, 2011

How To Be Happy Almost Always

There are four storms in life that will threaten to completely put out the spark to be happy in us. These must be guarded against. These are disappointment, frustration, unfairness and loneliness of purpose.

Disappointment

Disappointment will come when your effort does not give you the expected return. If things don’t go as planned or if you face failure. Failure is extremely difficult to handle, but those that do, come out stronger. Failure can and will make you feel miserable. You will want to quit, like I wanted to when nine publishers rejected my first book.

Some IITians kill themselves over low grades – how silly is that? But that is how much failure can hurt you. But it’s life. If challenges could always be overcome, they would cease to be a challenge. And remember – if you are failing at something, that means you are at your limit or potential. And that’s where you want to be.

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