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I have seen all manner of suffering and destruction, but much of it doesn’t need to be. From poverty, war and climate change, to depression, anxiety and family breakdown, if we were to prioritize and value those things that make us smile, instead of the somewhat distorted idea of ‘success’ these things would largely not exist. But I know it’s easier said than done, so here’s a little motivation to get you started.

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Australia

Pays not to take life too seriously.

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Australia

Hanging with friends

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Kenya

He is 96 years old and blind, but for the Maasai he is the chief of their village snd the master of wisdom, which means he is seldom alone, as someone is always asking him for a story. When did such practices stop in the West and what impact has it has on our happiness?

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Mozambique

Time with friends is all we need.

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Malawi

“You can be happy just about anywhere, if you decide to be.”

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Australia

When we are open to love all people, there is no need to feel sad.

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Australia

We're all the same

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Nepal

The best life is not always the easiest life.

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Australia

“How you set your mind when you wake up will determine the way you feel all day, so why not set yourself to 'happy'.”

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Australia

“Find time each day to escape from the chaos.”

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Australia

“The challenge is to be carefree, not careless.”

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Australia

“My Mum has cancer, so I was just visiting her in Hospital.”
“What has the experience taught you?”
“To forgive. My parents weren't there for me for parts of my life, so I guess it's taught me the value of family, which means being there no matter what. It's also probably taught me not to sweat the small stuff. Those first world problems we all moan and groan about.”

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Australia

“Don't take life too seriously.”

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Australia

“Love is happiness. Find and give it and you'll see.”

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Australia

“Children must stop expecting, and parents must stop giving hand outs. It breeds nothing but apathy. To set a goal and work hard to achieve it, now that is the foundation of happiness.”

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