Happiness is a choice
Classmates, Friends, teachers, ladies and gentleman, lend me your ears. I’m standing here in front of you to express my deep sympathy and sorrow to those people who commits suicide, to those who doesn't value their life and to those who is lives in their past. Ladies and gentleman, let me say this to you. That you can be happy if you will only choose to be. But if you choose to be sad and stay with all the negative things here on Earth you will be like a zombie. You are alive but you are not living! Hmm.. sounds creepy, right? Yes! It is indeed true that 90 percent of your happiness depends on how you react on things and ladies and gentleman do not forget that it does not depend on the situation you are in. Let me share to you the 90/10 principle. It states that 10 percent of your happiness is automatic depending on the situation you are experiencing. Where’s the 90 percent? Well, it comes from how you react on things! Do you agree? Do you want to be happy? Sure, you can be. You want to be unhappy? Of course you can be. It is your choice. There are a lot of things that we cannot control in our lives. Yet, depending on our choices, we can still be happy in spite of what is happening around us. You see different person from very similar situation but with very different reaction. The other could be very happy, the other could not be.
Happiness is a choice. Yes, indeed it is a choice. No one is exempted to the failures, misfortunes, and problems here on Earth. But here’s the thing, God did not give you that problem if he knows you cannot overcome it. Instead of always complaining about it, thank God for the challenge he has trusted you to overcome. This may sounds funny to you but I always do this to people, who are experiencing suffering, pain and problems in their lives, I always remind them a verse in the bible that...
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