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It’s probably common knowledge that happiness is an inside job. It doesn’t depend on other people, places, events, or circumstances. But I love the idea of how completely within my control my level of happiness is, so I’m going to revisit that topic here today. And sometimes, I need a reminder, especially when things just aren’t going so well on the outside. So maybe this can be a reminder of your immense power, too. External Events Don’t Make You Unhappy. Your Beliefs Do. Let’s say your boyfriend of 6 years suddenly dumps you. Do you feel sad? Heck yeah. You think, “The world is going to end!” But what if your boyfriend dumps you, but you find out that person was actually a psychopath who killed their last three girlfriends. Do you feel sad that you got dumped? No – you feel thrilled. So “getting dumped” is not the important…