There are a lot of sad and angry people upon this earth. Many have survived terrible childhoods, and physical or psychic wounds. In our individual ways, we are all walking wounded, and how we choose to respond to that determines our level of happiness.
Absolutely. Wander over and read the whole article.
That's exactly my hope and intent, to be able to look back on a life joyfully lived. Sometimes it does take a conscious effort, but it's worth it for me.