To Choose Happiness…


I came across an inspiring video by Lizzie Velasquez called “I Choose To Be Happy,” and was absolutely moved by her message, drive, and outlook in life. Please take the 12 minutes to watch this video by a delightful woman who instills great wisdom about choosing happiness. My favorite quote from it was advice her dad gave her to “Have your one good cry, then pick yourself up.”

Lizzie’s message, and this topic in particular, reminds me of the quote “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” I hope you get as much out of the video as I did. We all could use more reminders of what control we hold in how we accept and take joy from life. Life is what we choose to make of it, and it is up to each of us to choose happiness.

Please share with your peers, family and friends!

-Alex W.