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After my Happiness Pledge post last week, I have been reading a lot of people’s ideas of what makes them happy. The highlights people post about  seem to be the simplest of things: kids laughing, spending time with family, silence, and relaxation.

As I try to dwell in a more happy state myself, I see that I am more content when I eliminate as much stress as I can. No, I cannot get rid of all the worries, but I can control what I can control.

The trick is defining those things that are within my control and those things that are not.
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