Happiness Is A Choice : You Are The Only Person Who Can Make You Happy

1132 Words Mar 11th, 2016 5 Pages
“Happiness is a choice. You are the only person who can make you happy. You 're as happy as you choose to be.” - Rick Warren. Your happiness is bassed on yourself and the effort you decide to put into your happiness. A couple years ago I attended a presentation at my middle school, the speaker was a young lady who was raised with everything handed to her she never had to work for anything in her life. She started off by talking to us about her childhood and how her parents were never home and it was always her, her little brother, and the nanny. The young ladies parents were never home they traveled for work a lot so they spent most of their time in motels across the country. She expressed that growing up with your mom or dad not being around to celebrate your 10th birthday or a Christmas or Thanksgiving was rough on her and her brother and the thrill of opening gifts wasn 't as great as everyone expressed it to be because it was always the same thing every year gifts in the mail. As she grew older she realized she had everything the latest bags or shoes or clothes but she wasn 't happy because her parents weren 't there and they thought that just giving their kids gifts and money would make up for it. Once she entered her senior year of high school she applied for a job at her local mall and work every single shift she could get. With doing this she started making her own money and that allowed her to stop accepting money from her parents. Once she stopped…

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