Happiness Is All About Perspective
JANUARY 20, 2023
People are usually as happy as they make their minds up to be. This maxim is often referenced by famed UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. It’s a reminder that the attitude we assume when faced with disappointment is truly up to us. That happiness is a choice. The influence of his father helped Wooden develop a mental approach that allowed him to respond to disappointment with self-control and reason, rather than reacting emotionally.