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How To Make Your Life Like Paradise

Updated on September 18, 2013

Your Own Private Paradise

When we hear the word Paradise, right away we think of a exotic island, looking over the Grand Canyon, living in a beautiful home on the ocean and so many other things that we call Paradise.

I want to tell you my idea on how to make your life like Paradise.

Paradise can be right in front of us and we don't even see it. Just to be alive and healthy and happy is Paradise to me. I love life and treasure every waking minute of it, especially now for me, being clean and sober again.

Life can be shaped any way you wish to shape it, and it is all up to each one of us just how we will do it. Everyone has in there mind what they would like out of their lives and how they want to live their lives as well.

Unfortunately, some of us got off track in life some how and headed down the wrong road, and then there are those that did make it big and live their lives in Paradise.

When we say Paradise, so many of us think of material things like the homes and the exotic Islands, but the truth is to me, that Paradise lies within all of us. It's just that many of us can not find it.

We really don't need all those bells and whistles to make us happy in life. Don't get me wrong if you are fortunate enough to have those find things in life that is great, but if you are one of those who doesn't have that luxury, don't be upset.

You can make you own little Paradise right in you heart and soul and be able to share what you call Paradise with your spouse, parents, friends or whoever you wish.

You make this by being just a plan old happy person. Happiness cost nothing and to be happy for no cost at all is the best Paradise I can think of, To be able to enjoy your life in which you created, and share it with whom you wish.

I always made my life with my wife such a beautiful thing no matter where we lived, no matter how much money we had. When we bought our homes through the years, we bought fixer ups and made them just the way we wanted our Paradise to be. All our ideas, all our personal touches and hard work and sweat.

When we were through, we stepped back and looked at what we did, just the two of us, and said, "This is just like Paradise" our little Paradise that we created on our own. That's worth more than any exotic Island or Ocean front home in my book.

Living in Paradise

© 2010 Mark Bruno


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    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      6 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @ Carol- I am so sorry it took so long to reply to your comment, but thank you for your kind words my friend :)

      @angelskies- Thank you for reading and your comment and for bookmarking this hub. All the best to you!

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      6 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Very inspiring. I will bookmark to look at whenever I need it. Thanks!

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      carol stanley 

      6 years ago from Arizona

      Great and very positive hub. We all need to read these type of hubs daily as they certainly lift least this one did. Thanks for sharing.

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      Denise Handlon 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Two thumbs up. Great hub, Mark. Very positive and uplifting.

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      7 years ago

      Hey Mark, The way you perceive life and happiness is awesome. I'm so happy for you and your achievements. I also find joy in knowing God and having a relationship with him and trusting him for everything. I'm really looking forward to seeing you guys soon.

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @ VioletSun, Thank you for such kind words and remembering me. Thank you also for the link which I will now read. I also follow her but haven't read this one. Thanks again!!

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      7 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

      This is a very inspiring and beautiful hub, the type I love to read. You are so right, we create our own paradise and it does not have to be material, its what's inside of us. Thank you so much for this reminder!

      BTW, I follow a hubber who is a recovering alcoholic and I thought of you; she is an amazing woman who experienced a recent challenge and it touched my heart.

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @ MeGunner, Thank so much for your comment. Life is all that we make it. I learned that basically the hard way. I have learned that many people think that only material things make them happy. I was one of them until I realized I was totally wrong about it.

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      7 years ago from Lagos

      I think many people will be happy and many more will escape the pangs of clinical depression if they have this perspective about life. It's even more pathetic considering the fact that being happy essentially is a creation of each individual... I guess you are always a happy person... Great hub

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      @ Daniela, Thanks so much Daniela. I'm so glad you enjoy reading my work.

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      7 years ago

      Awesome hub honey. It is the truth. We always make everything our own little paradise!!! I love you.

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      Daniela Daljac 

      7 years ago from AUSTRALIA

      One more beautiful hub!!! I love reading your hubs great one!!


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