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The Option idea is a very powerful one and it has had a strong impact on my life.

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You can be happy now and at all times

+ You can be happy now and at all times

[ Posted on 12.30.2013 ]

“The Option message is:  You can be happy now and at all times because you are able to and want to enjoy yourself now and always.

The reason is:  Nothing can make you be unhappy (and you don’t want to be).

The reason for this is:  Nothing ever made you feel bad.

The reason for this is:  You felt bad whenever you thought you were supposed to,

or

You believed you would naturally have to be.

The reason for this is:  You believed it was the way things were.  You thought that unhappiness was natural.  You believed you had a problem being okay.

The reason was:  You believed others.  You never knew better.

You believed that thinking otherwise was really another worse version of thinking that would make you more unhappy.

You can enjoy yourself now be happy now and always.

You want to; you are able to; and nothing can stop you, since it is only you who does it.

Whatever reasons you think you have, they have not made you unable to be happy nor have they made you not want to be happy.  If you believe you are unable or not wanting to be happy, that is what feels bad to you.

Excerpt from The Myth of Unhappiness, Vol. 3 by Bruce M. Di Marsico

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The principle of The Option Method is to take unhappiness from that vague cloud of confusion and tha…

The principle of The Option Method is to take unhappiness from that vague cloud of confusion and that which just happens to you by fate and bad genetics or whatever, and bring it down to the real dynamics that cause emotions, your beliefs and your judgments, and that people who want to get happier and happier don’t need to do this all the time.

[ Bruce Di Marsico ]