Blissful people aren’t just happy- they’re really happy.
It’s almost like they emanate an aura of peace and love that lifts up everyone around them.
A great example of this is the Dalai Lama.
It’s said when he walks into a room, it’s impossible not to smile.
So what’s the difference between us and them?
Well, it turns out there are several small differences, but they make a huge impact.
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They see everything as a learning opportunity
Every situation- especially if it’s challenging- is a learning opportunity waiting to happen.
Difficult experiences define character, but they can easily defeat your spirit if you let them.
That’s why you have to learn how to see the wisdom in your experiences, and focus on what you can take away from it.
This will help you grow in a deeper way.
Harboring feelings of resentment, pain, or anger toward someone can only do one thing: hurt you.
That person does not feel that anger you have for them; instead, you feel it.
Blissful people recognize that these emotions are like poisons that destroy happiness.
Seeing that, they release them by forgiving that individual or individuals.
It may be hard, but it benefits you.
That doesn’t mean you’re naive. You don’t have to become a doormat.
You’re just making a conscious decision to let go of something that hurts you.
Blissful people aren’t just meditating in clouds all day eating tree bark!
They lead satisfying, rich lives.
They exercise, read, socialize, cultivate relationships, and eat well.
In short: they’re balanced.
They have a spiritual routine
This is a big one.
You can’t be truly blissful unless you have some kind of spiritual routine.
Meditation, prayer, or even just being in silence has an effect of rejuvenating the nervous system.
This, in turn, enriches our ability to be happier and more present for our lives.
Blissful people understand this.
In fact, this is where their bliss comes from.
Lots of times in life, things don’t go as planned.
There are a thousand different things that could go wrong with any situation.
That’s why you have to surrender.
Surrendering doesn’t mean you don’t care or that you’re not taking action; it means you make a conscious effort to accept the fact that you can’t have everything your way.
Letting go of that control isn’t easy.
But a blissful person doesn’t get their strength from anywhere else but their own inner fortitude, which comes from…(drum roll please)…a spiritual routine.