Their is a psychological concept that can be called, “Resetting Your Happiness Button”. Invariably, life will through you lemons. When this happens, you have a choice. Ask yourself, “Do I have control over this situation?” If you do, then do it. But if you don’t have control over the situation, reset your happiness button and make the most of the situation. It’s better than being miserable. This is difficult to do, but if you do it often enough, it will become a habit. Spare yourself unhappiness and hit your happiness reset button when needed!
- If you can change your predicament to make it better, then do so, otherwise, hit the “happiness reset button.”
- It’s necessary to grieve when we experience loss, but not for longer than about an hour a day.
- All of us have the ability to recover from any difficulty life presents us, but we have to overcome bad habits first.
“This story illustrates one of the most important pieces of advice I can give you, as a licensed clinical psychologist whose clients come to me every day seeking help to navigate their life journeys.”