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« Reply #9: January 11, 2008, 08:04:47 pm »

And finally, is happiness a choice?

I think happiness can be a choice, but it's a choice you have to know how to actively make. For some people, doing what needs to be done to reach happiness - whether it's a mental action or a physical action - is confusing, hard to figure out, and generally discouraging. I've been through many hard times where, despite wanting to do what was necessary to be happy, I didn't KNOW what was necessary.

And as a side note, I think it's quite possible to be content even while feeling a bit of sorrow. I think some things that hurt us will never completely go away, but joy can permeate even those sadnesses.
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