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Research suggests that happiness leads to success, not the other way around. It would benefit us to shift our focus from achieving future happiness to accessing that joy right now.
When we wrap our days around things we have to do we leave very little time for the things we want to do. Happiness requires balance.
A good yardstick to measure if the therapy is working is to see how communicative, comfortable, and free one is while being with the counselor.
The best therapist cannot save certain drowning relationships, so it helps to understand what kind of progress is expected, with a commitment to improving the relationship unfolding from both the partners.