“Your good fortune consists in not needing good fortune” – Seneca
Happy people are rarely happy because of their circumstances. They are happy because of who they choose to be. The most fortunate people aren’t the ones who everything works out for. The most fortunate people are those who see the good fortune in everything that happens to them. Amor Fati. Love your fate. We never know how things could play out if different things happened. Why not assume good fortune? Why not assume that whatever difficult circumstances you find yourself in were saving you from worse ones? Therefore, focus less of getting what you want and more on wanting what you get. If you do that, you’ll always have good fortune.