Now listen you must make a choice to be happy. Yes, happiness is yours to determine and yours to maintain. If you let people and situations beyond your control determine if you will be happy or not, you will definitely miss out on being your own person.
Being you is the best there is to be. Building your own happiness is your duty and only a happy you can make others happy. It is all in you. You have what it takes. Situations unpleasant are bound to happen. People are prune to change but the choice remains yours to grow your happiness. Take it deeper by even desiring the spirit of JOY
JOY is not situational. It comes from within and a gift and it is a spirit.