Happiness is not something ready-made that Buddha can give you. It comes from your own actions.
—Dalai Lama (resource) Ernie Zelinski, 101 Really Important Things You Already Know, But Keep Forgetting
Life's a breeze when you work as hard at simplifying it as you do at complicating it- Part 1
101 Really Important Things You Already Know, But Keep Forgetting: How to Make Your Life More Enjoyable Day-by-Day, Year-by-Year by Ernie Zelinski
Yes, life is tough.
No one can give you wiser advise than you can
Ernie Zelinski, 101 Really Important Things You Already Know but keep forgetting
No doubt you have noticed that it isn't all that difficult to get advice for your problems- regardless of the size or nature. To be sure, most individuals will be more than happy to give you guidance on anything imaginable and declare that it is great advice. A lot of them have likely adopted one of Oscar Wilde's principles:
Tim Hansel (From Holy Sweat)
There's wonderful story about Jimmy Durante, one of the great entertainers of a generation ago. He was asked to be a part of a show for World War II Veterans. He told them his schedule was very busy and he could afford only a few minutes, but if they wouldn't mind his doing one short monologue and immediately leaving for his next appointment, he would come.