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Vincent Nyabwari wrote: August 20th, 2023, 5:55 am Happiness for me is waking up every day and see my family is alright and continue with our daily basis... Thats how I always be happy. My family my happiness
True. I can say that I understand what you mean. Health is so important and we generally tend to wake up about it only when we encounter an illness. That should not be the case. It is distressing for the person who has to live it and the entire family too. I agree with you. Health for everyone, happiness for everyone!
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The most effective way to enjoy true happiness and inner peace in the future is to build the habit of gratitude in the present. Once you have a positive outlook towards everything, you successfully unlock the key to true happiness and peace.
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Samantha Barnes 3 wrote: January 26th, 2023, 7:19 pm The most effective way to get to enjoy true happiness and inner peace in the future is to build the habit of accepting what is. When someone accepts their reality and lives in the moment, they stop stressing about what could have been and what will be. When they stop stressing about these things, then they will find inner peace.
This comment speaks to me. Stress is a big issue these days and is most likely the biggest cause for people struggling to find inner peace. Sadly, most people ignore their stress.
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My perspective on life has completely altered, and I now know how to be content and joyful. I make the most of my now rather than holding onto the belief that something or someone in the future holds the key to my happiness in the future.
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The most effective way to get to enjoy true happiness and inner peace in the future is to build the habit of Eucharisteo - Thanksgiving. Ann VosKamp writes in "One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are," that "A life contemplating the blessings of Christ becomes a life acting the love of Christ." She also says, " Our fall, has always been, and always will be, that we aren't satisfied in God and what He gives. We hunger for something more, something other." Being thankful for the here and now, and giving thanks in everything is the key!
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This question prompts self-reflection and encourages me to identify and cultivate the practices that bring them fulfillment and contentment.
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Eckhart Aurelius Hughes wrote: November 8th, 2022, 5:04 pm The most effective way to get to enjoy true happiness and inner peace in the future is to build the habit of having inner peace and happiness in the present, right here right now.

The vice versa is also true: sacrificing inner peace now for the sake of the imagined future tends to lead to an unhappy future too.

You are always in the present, meaning the here and now. It is only ever here and it is only ever now. Thus, if you build a habit of valuing the future over the now, and thereby choose to lack inner peace in the now, you always lack the happiness of inner peace because you always be in the now.
Building the habit of mindfulness involves consciously focusing on the present moment without judgment. This practice helps you become aware of your thoughts and emotions, fostering a deeper understanding of yourself. Cultivating gratitude involves recognizing and appreciating positive aspects of your life, promoting a more positive outlook. Self-awareness, gained through mindfulness, allows you to navigate challenges with greater resilience, contributing to lasting happiness and inner peace over time.
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For me, The most effective way to get to enjoy true happiness and inner peace in the future is constantly practice mindfulness and gratitude despite life challenges. When you make inner peace and happiness habitual in your daily life, they become integral parts of your being. This not only enhances your present experience but also sets the tone for a more fulfilling and contented future.
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Future is something that changes based on your present. So concentrate on your present and feel the inner peace, if you want to have a beautiful future. Inner peace now is happiness in future according to me.
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I have been trying to grow spiritually as I noticed that it really played a great role at how my life went. It has its ups and downs, but that's what makes it interesting!
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Absolutely, finding inner peace and happiness in the present moment is crucial. Often, our focus on an imagined or anticipated future can distract us from appreciating and cultivating contentment in the here and now. The concept of being present and mindful, prioritizing inner peace in the present, resonates deeply. It's about recognizing that the future is shaped by the quality of our present moments; hence, nurturing inner peace now can significantly impact our future well-being. Balancing aspirations for the future with appreciation for the present moment seems key to a fulfilling and harmonious life.
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Developing mindfulness involves being present in the moment, fully aware of your thoughts and emotions without judgment. Practice meditation or mindful breathing to enhance this awareness. Additionally, fostering gratitude by regularly reflecting on and appreciating positive aspects of your life can contribute to a more positive mindset. Building these habits can lead to a profound sense of true happiness and inner peace in the future.
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The most effective way to enjoy true happiness and inner peace in the future is to cultivate the habit of having inner peace and happiness in the present, right here and right now. Prioritizing the present moment over an imagined future and choosing inner peace now sets the foundation for a consistently happy and peaceful future.
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Eckhart Aurelius Hughes wrote: November 8th, 2022, 5:04 pm The most effective way to get to enjoy true happiness and inner peace in the future is to build the habit of having inner peace and happiness in the present, right here right now.

The vice versa is also true: sacrificing inner peace now for the sake of the imagined future tends to lead to an unhappy future too.

You are always in the present, meaning the here and now. It is only ever here and it is only ever now. Thus, if you build a habit of valuing the future over the now, and thereby choose to lack inner peace in the now, you always lack the happiness of inner peace because you always be in the now.
It is true that we should stop sacrificing our inner peace for an imagined future. But the events happening around us also act as an influencer which leads us to question both our present and future. It is impossible to not be affected by surroundings. When things happening around us are not favourable we have no choice but to worry about the days ahead.
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I believe that happiness can be controlled by an individual. I also believe that happiness is a choice. You can decide to be happy. Even though you are going through a tough time you can make up your mind to be happy.
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