We are constantly told that we are not good enough

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Every day we are fed information that leads us to believe that we are insufficient in some way.

Whether it’s what we look like, what we wear, what we eat, what we own or how we live.
It’s always not enough. We are never good enough – Just as we are.

This outfit will make you more attractive.  Although you’re too fat. Actually you’re too skinny.

This phone will make you look cooler. And this one will make you look smarter.

This toothpaste will make your teeth brighter. And this hair colour will make you look amazing.

This smoothie will make you healthier. This chocolate bar will satisfy you.

And of course, buying this product will make you happier because look at how unhappy you currently are!

This is one of the biggest lies we are fed on a daily basis through marketing companies and social media. Billboards, TV ads, social media blogs, Facebook, Instagram snaps are a daily reminder that we are insufficient in almost every way and someone else, in some place else, is happier than you.

But could this really be true?

Is happiness found in a product or in some future act? We are trained to think that “I’ll be happy if I get that job…. if I lose this weight… if I look like her… if I get that smart phone….” this idea that happiness lies somewhere outside ourselves – somewhere in the future.

But hey, you can’t deny that we can feel happy with these products and activities. I know that I feel happy when I’ve got a new pair of yoga tights or a new yoga tank… But this is temporary happiness.

Happiness is a present state – it’s not something found in some future act or tangible product.

The more we believe that we are inadequate, the unhappier we will be.

Happiness comes from believing in yourself. A strong sense of identity and awareness of who you are. And recognising the divinity that resides within you – because we are all sparks of the divine. Regardless of which religious tradition or spiritual affiliation you have; recognising that divinity dwells within you is enough to make you want to be the perfect being that you are.

We are perfect as we are. You are perfect as you are.

That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be self-reflective and aware of the areas in our life that need improvement.

When I say you’re perfect as you are, I mean that your Being is perfect. You don’t need all these possessions to be happy. You are Sat Chit Ananda (Absolute Bliss Consciousness) {you can read more on this here >> http://bit.ly/2nTUpQC}

Emulate the divine in your thoughts, words and actions. This is happiness.

Your body is your body. Accept its shape and amazing features. Keep it healthy and strong. Practice yoga.

Practice the art of acceptance, love and gratitude and happiness will be as easy as breathing. And soon you’ll desire less possessions and you’ll feel completely sufficient and adequate just as you are.

As you are meant to be.
As you were born to be.

George Harrison says it perfectly when he says:

“Without going out of my door,
I can know all things on Earth.
Without looking out of my window,
I can know the ways of heaven”

Happiness is within you. Stop searching for it.  Live what is already inside you!

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Love who you are! The red one is my favourite as it is making a bold statement!>> http://bit.ly/2p9pQqn

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