To Be Happy, Remove Unhappiness

Susan Kelley
4 min readApr 18, 2023
Photo by Jacqueline Munguía on Unsplash

I’ve been thinking about what it means to be happy. What it takes to make me happy. Me, specifically in this case because I already know that I am not responsible for anyone else’s happiness.

I’ve arrived at one simple thing: remove the unhappy.

Sounds glib, I know, but there’s some realness to it. I recognized that of course no one can be all happy all the time, but there are some…

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Susan Kelley

Susan is a runner, a mom of 3 grown children, and an avid traveler. She writes about humans, and wrote a book about false accusations of sexual assault.