17 Things Extremely Happy People Say Every Day

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We all want to be happy. But we sometimes think of happiness as a thing that happens to us — something we have no control over. It's easy to link the idea of happiness with the situation we're in. We might tell ourselves, If only things were different, then I'd be happy. But that's not really how happiness works. So where does most of our happiness come from? Part of happiness depends on personality. Some people have a naturally happy nature. We all know people who are cheerful and optimistic most of the time.

This post is in partnership with Inc. The article below was originally published at Inc. It stems from the recognition that the positive things you do for other people often echo back to create positivity in your own life. In effect, doing a small amount things to make other people blissful can greatly improve your happiness. Accomplish sense?