The quest for followers, validation and success has most of us chasing happiness as if it’s a milestone or destination. We’ve built such strong dependencies on external validation that happiness is now seen as a bi-product of success, and we don’t give ourselves permission to be happy until we’ve attained that success.
Yet what if we realized that happiness isn’t created by success, but is actually a source of success? The most successful people in my circles are happy despite the hard work and pressure that comes with their intense ambition. They were happy before they were successful, and during the process of becoming self-made millionaires.
If you feel like you’re not happy, consider this list of daily habits that happy people maintain despite their crazy schedules and demands.