I think about how lately I tell myself I have plenty. Plenty to eat, plenty to wear, and plenty of material possession. When I see something I want, I tell myself that I have plenty. Anything extra I put it into Mindful Edibles and I am happy with that. Recognizing plenty is one thing to ponder on.
Here is the next. The more one lies to him/herself or another the more one suppresses his/her own happiness. The more one makes unfavorable decisions the more one suppresses his/her own happiness. I am not leaning towards selfishness rather towards an individual being true to him/herself. In my world that is the Mindful approach. Does it make sense to anyone besides me?
Last, now definitely not least why do we look to others to bring us happiness or joy? Why would we allow another to hold something that is so pure, delicate, and personal? I remind others that they cannot bring me happiness. Especially since I already possess an abundance of it within. Now, I do believe others can bring me grief. And I wish to not welcome it. Why do we not fight for our own happiness, peace, and freedom? How can we fight for it for another if we unwilling to fight for it for our own selves? I no longer ask individuals what would make him/her happy as I am not the one required to provide it. A lot of pressure comes with trying to make another happy. Like the instance, “You’ll make me happy if you kiss me!”. What if I do not have a desire to kiss you? Now your feelings are hurt and I am the mean one because I stayed true to myself. Or is it that no one wants to be truely happy?