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Create a moment of happiness



You will never believe what I did!  As I walked down the steps from my early morning yoga class last week, I looked out and noticed that it was raining.  I tried walking home in my flip flops, but my feet kept slipping. 

So, I took off my shoes and walked barefoot.  Usually, I would avoid the puddles.  I had a sense that I should walk in the puddles and I did. I walked in every puddle.  I even splashed my feet.  In fact, I meandered down Water Street looking for any puddle to walk through and splash in.  I felt like my already good mood from yoga had gone through the roof.

For a moment, it was just me and the puddles.  I did not care who saw me. I did not care that I looked silly.  In this moment, I was happy.  Whoever would have thought that something so simple as walking in puddles would bring me such happiness?  

Happiness is a state of being.

If you are looking to find happiness, you will wait forever.  You cannot find it, you have to be it. Most likely, you have been so busy being busy, so busy worrying about your to-do-list, so busy worrying about money, so busy trying to make ends meet, so busy making deadlines at work, so busy doing everything for everyone else that you have forgotten how to be happy.  In your busyness, you have allowed happy moments to float on by.

Happiness is a choice. 

You have been conditioned to believe that happiness is found in material things.  True happiness is created in moments. You do not have to spend money to have a moment of happiness.  You do not have to wait for someone or some “thing” to be happy.  Keep in mind that there is someone who has everything that you are seeking who is still unhappy. But you do have to be present. 

Happiness is found in the present moment. 

Take a few moments to be happy.  Put down your phone.  Walk away from your desk.  Forget about that endless list of what needs to be done.  Do not think about the past. Stop worrying about the future.  Just take a few moments and choose to do something that makes YOU happy.  Do not let your busy life stop you from being happy. Happy moment opportunities are around you every single day.  Go create one!

Wishing you a ton of happy moments,

Powerhouse Perry

Keema Perry is the founder of Powerhouse Academy.  She is a Powerhouse Guide for women who feel overworked, overstretched, and overwhelmed.  Keema teaches women how to tap into their powerhouses and create a feeling of balance from within through 1:1 Powerhouse Sessions and Master Classes.  She is a certified teacher, Infinite Possibilities Trainer and Integrative Health Coach.