Happiness is not found in the perception that others have of you.
It is not found in the material things that you collect while here on this earth.
It will not be found in achievements or accolades.
You wont find it in the bottom of a bottle or in the haze of smoke you cloud your mind with.
Not even the love of all those you hold near and dear will always make you truly happy.
We often try to overcompensate with relationships and addictions that we think will complete us or help us overlook whats really holding us back from finding that true happiness
Once those relationships fail or that high wears off we’re back at square one.
True happiness can only be found when you are content within.
Once you’ve learned to accept and love yourself in spite of all your flaws and imperfections then you will find true happiness.
40 years on this earth and I’ve come to the realization that the only person or thing that can dictate my happiness is me…