On Being Happy and Contented

Last night, my husband asked me if I am happy with our life right now. Without hesitation, I said “Yes, I am happy.” As for our source of happiness – first and foremost is our faith in God for it give us  strong perspective, hope and a deeper sense of meaning. Happiness is seeing our children grow as well-rounded individuals. Career-wise, our happiness is not measured by the amount of paycheck, but the sense of fulfillment we have found in our respective careers.  Choosing gratefulness even with the smallest things makes us truly happy. 
Let me end this short post by quoting this daily guide of leading a happy life that I’ve found online, from an anonymous author. 
  • Count your blessings
  • Practice kindness 
  • Let go of what you can’t control
  • Listen to your heart
  • Be productive 

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