You are RESPONSIBLE for your own HAPPINESS

You are RESPONSIBLE for your own HAPPINESS

What I would tell me 16 year old self

Dear 16-Year-Old Sarah,

As I reflect on the journey that brought me to where I am today, there's one profound truth I wish I could share with you - you are responsible for your own happiness. It took me years to fully grasp this concept, but now, as I write to you from a place of genuine contentment, I want to emphasise the importance of finding joy within yourself.

In the pursuit of happiness, I've come to realise that it's not tied to the size of clothes I wear or the digits in my bank account. True happiness is rooted in the present moment. It's about being aware, fully present in my own presence. This awareness has granted me valuable insights into who I am, who I used to be, and who I aspire to become.

The journey to self-happiness hasn't been easy, but every step has been worth it. I've learned that my happiness is a product of how I feel in this very moment. By taking responsibility for my own joy, I've cultivated a sense of fulfillment that surpasses any external measures of success.

I want you to know that the path to happiness is an ongoing adventure. Today, I can genuinely say that I am the happiest I've ever been. Each day brings new lessons and opportunities for growth, and the excitement of continuous learning fills me with joy. I've discovered that the key to happiness lies not in the destination but in the journey itself.

So, my younger self, embrace the idea that your happiness is within your control. As you navigate the years ahead, remember that the size of your clothes and the numbers in your bank account don't define your joy. Instead, focus on being present, self-aware, and open to the endless possibilities of personal growth.

Here's to the happiness you're about to create for yourself.

All my love,
Sarah Naylor

P.S I am so proud of you
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