07/28/2014 08:27 am ET Updated Jul 28, 2014

Are We Finding Happiness In What We Have?

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Our minds create many thoughts that can lead to our being unhappy. But, the key phrase here is, “our minds create.” The thoughts and beliefs that we hold in our minds greatly impact everything about us. Here in the United States and in most places in the developed world, people are consumed by consumerism. So much of our unhappiness comes from wishing that things were different….. wishing that we had something else instead of what we do have.

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