In fact, it’s the desire for pleasure, happiness, that is what you are after when you want a fancy, hot, gorgeous car/person on your arm or parked at your house - what you ”have”.
And, it’s that same desire for pleasure & happiness, that is what you are after when you work to “become or present or look” a certain way - who you “are.”
And, it’s the same desire again that is what you are after when you travel to exotic places and live in a certain neighborhood or frequent your favorite haunts - where you “are.”
And finally, you get the picture - what you are “doing” - same desire for pleasure or happiness.
But, “It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.”
~ Dale Carnegie
So now, you know. Change what you think about things, and get happier.
Be grateful for
- happiness, AND
- more of what you are grateful for - what you have, who you are, where you are, and what you do.
To an amazing little secret! Grateful for you!
Dr Chris Baker
Dr. Chris Baker is Past President of the American Orthodontic Society, a pediatric dentist and teacher of orthodontics, An author, dental practice consultant, mentor, and a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools, Dr Chris is based in glorious Texas, USA. but lectures around the world.
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