The Pursuit of Happiness for All. Marion Aslan www.crazydiamond.org.uk. Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions Dalai Lama . 20’s University Teacher Travel 30’s Married Running own business Mother.
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The Pursuit of Happiness for All
Happiness is not
something ready made.
from your own actions Dalai Lama
Running own business
“… severely and enduringly mentally ill.
You must realise you won’t be able to work again;
you will need to be on medication for the rest of your life”
“You are to give up working and cancel your
holiday – you’re just running away from your
problems!” Oh, and by the way send me your
driving licence, I’ll return it to the licensing
At the Mental Health Center of Denver (MHCD) we know recovery is possible because we see it happen every day.
“What are the 3 most important things in
Recovery? Hope, hope and even more hope!”
“The Purpose of our lives is to be happy”
… happiness, contentment, self actualisation,
Resilience and Tenacity
“I had to assess and then reject everything I was
being told by “the experts” and become my own
“Expert by Experience”
Anger at what I’d experienced and fear of going
back made me look at -
Recovery is hard work!! Others can’t “cure” you –
but they can help (or hinder!)
“The concept of thriving is to go beyond mere
recovery to a place of restoration. Recovery may
take you back to where you were prior to
becoming distressed but to thrive means so much
A place of ;
“If you want others to be happy, practice
If you want to be happy, practice
“An old day passes, a new day arrives.
The important thing is to make it meaningful”
“We can live without religion and
meditation, but we cannot survive without
human affection” Dalai Lama
“We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves”
Enriching lives and minds by focusing on
strengths and recovery