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I think most of us know by now that life is a series of tests and sometimes it can be difficult to maintain happiness. In Dr. Norman Vincent Peale’s The Power of Positive Thinking, he mentions that “Children are more expert in happiness than adults.” He explains that the adult who can carry the spirit of a child into middle and old age is a genius.
In the book, Mr. Peale asked his 9-year-old daughter, “Are you happy, honey?” She replied by saying “I’m always happy.” He asked, “What makes you happy?” She replied by saying “I don’t know, I’m just happy.” He urged her for a reason and she finally explained all of the things that made her happy. It included a simple list of her friends, going to school, her teachers, going to church, and the love from her family.
Whenever life has you down, remind yourself of the simple things that you may take for granted every day. Do not allow life's experiences to take away your childlike happiness. Hold on to it and continue to remind yourself of the people that love and care for you.
Maintain your childlike happiness and be grateful for the simple things in life.