“Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.”
Margaret Lee Runbeck
I agree with this. I think if you are not happy where you are chances are you won’t be happy when you get to where you’re going. And if you are not happy when you get to where you’re going chances are you will move on again looking for happiness.
I’m not saying you should stay where ever you are in life. Life is not stagnant, it is ever changing and when we embrace change we are living life not just enduring it. For many of us, change is difficult and we avoid it. I cannot say that I have reached the point where I embrace change but I have learned that avoiding change doesn’t keep it from happening it just makes life a struggle.
I have traveled life for quite awhile and have been to a few stations along the way. Some stations were hard to leave and others couldn’t be left fast enough and a couple I got stuck in and needed help getting out. The more of life I travel the more I understand happiness and the travels become happier and the stations more of a resting place. Change? Still difficult but it’s okay. I don’t let it get in the way. I just keep moving on one step at a time.