A Willingness to Change Opens the Door to Happiness

Score yourself on a Happiness Scale of 1 to 7
(1 means "not at all happy/satisfied with my life" and 7 means "completely happy/satisfied with my life").

The people on Forbes magazine's list of the 400 Richest Americans average 5.8

The Inuit people in Greenland and the cattle-herding Masai of Kenya, who live in dung huts with no electricity or running water averaged 5.8 the same as the 400 Richest Americans! How can this be?

Calcutta's slum dwellers score only a little lower, at 4.6!

Score yourself before and after you answer the 17 question below. How Happy/Satisfied Are You Right Now? What is your score? _____________ (1 2 3 4 5 6 7) Happiness Starts with a Willingness to Be Happy!

  1. I Am Willing to Be Happy?   Yes   No 
  2. I Am Willing to Be Happy Regardless of my Circumstances?   Yes   No 
  3. I Am Willing to Be Happy when things go Well?   Yes   No 
  4. I Am Willing to Be Happy when things go other than what I Want?   Yes   No 
  5. I Am Willing to Be Happy Right Now?   Yes   No 
  6. I Am Willing to Be Happy for No Good Reason?   Yes   No 
  7. I Am Willing to Be Happy Today?   Yes   No 
  8. I Am Willing to Be Happy when my body hurts?   Yes   No 
  9. I Am Willing to Be Happy in the face of Fear?   Yes   No 
  10. I Am Willing to Be Happy in the face of disaster?   Yes   No 
  11. I Am Willing to Be Happy, knowing that Happiness is inside me?   Yes   No 
  12. I Am Willing to Be Happy, while being empathetic to others suffering?   Yes   No 
  13. I Am Willing to Be Happy, when I sleep?   Yes   No 
  14. I Am Willing to Be Happy when I decide to move on in a relationship?   Yes   No   NA 
  15. I Am Willing to Be Happy when I Know my partner and I will be better served somewhere else?   Yes   No   NA 
  16. I Am Willing to Be Happy in my work?   Yes   No   NA 
  17. I Am Willing to Be Happy "Right Here & Now"?   Yes   No 

What is your Total Score Now? ______________

Track your before and after scores for 30 days on the chart below. INSTRUCTIONS:nbsp;This means that each day you will score your self on the Happiness/Satisfied scale.

Then you will read/answer the 17 Questions ABOVE.

Then you will score yourself again on the Happiness/Satisfied scale from 1 – 7.

That is It. The very fact that you focus your attention on Happiness and set an intention to Be Happy actually produces a change. Try It for 30 days and SEE for yourself.

 Date   Today I Set an Intention to Be Happy: Yes or No   Before Score   After Score