The nature-nurture controversy comes down approximately midway on the spectrum of the temperament we were born with versus what portion of a happy demeanor can be learned. We can often control the outcome depending on the effort we are willing to put in to enrich our own lives. Yes, that means YOU. YOU have the potential to take certain actions and think certain thoughts that can help your heart to feel lighter and bring more laughter into your life. Try looking at the joyful baby in this photo, and see if it doesn’t make you smile–even after a tough day. See what I mean?