Regardless of what has happened in your past, always remember that you are not a product of your circumstances, you are a product of your decisions. Don’t ruin a good today by thinking about a bad yesterday, learn to let things go for your sake. If you put a hot rock in your hand, it will continue to burn you until you decide to drop it.
Start doing the things that are important to you instead of always trying to do the things that are expected of you. Always remember that your opinion about the things you want to do in your life is more important than what others think you should do, it’s your life. If you try to wait for the perfect conditions to do the things you want to do, you’ll never get anything done. Don’t blame your shortcomings on other people and conditions. The bottom line is if it’s important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.
Remember that perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. Your life is your message to the world, make sure it’s inspiring. Choose happiness; it’s up to you, and not dependent on other people in your life or material things that you have.The determining factor in your happiness is not what life throws at you, it’s how you choose to react to it. And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that counts, it’s the life in your years.