By bringing about a certain inner discipline, we can undergo a transformation of our attitude, our entire outlook and approach to living.
Survey after survey has shown that it is unhappy people who tend to be most self-focused and and are often socially withdrawn, brooding, and even antagonistic.
Happy people, in contrast, are generally found to be more sociable, flexible and creative, and are able to tolerate life’s daily frustrations more easily than unhappy people.
And, most important, they are found to be more loving and forgiving than unhappy people…
Happiness is determined more by one’s state of mind than by external events.