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Happiness is a CHOICE. You prescribe your own happiness. It's really ALL about the mindset. You are the only one in the way of your own happiness. Yes, there is a lot of negativity in the world but to be happy you have to learn to see past that and focus on everything positive in your life, and love yourself over anyone else.
"Is what I'm doing representative the good side of humans?" or "Can I say that if I do this, will I have no regrets later?" It's so much easier to happy when you're mindful of which right choices you're making (and WHY you've chose to make them).