I won’t pretend to have the secret to happiness, and if you’ve read one listicle on how to be happier or more successful, you’ve probably read them all. I decided to write this simply because I get so tired of hearing people complain and play victim. It’s almost as if people enjoy being miserable or think by posting endless statuses about how awful their life is, the social media gods will fly in and save their day (and their egos) with likes and double taps of encouragement. It’s like any attention is good attention even if it’s sympathy.
A lot of problems in our lives are easy to eliminate because they were made by us in the first place, so get off your friends’ timelines with all of your complaining and start working on some solutions. Here are 12 ways your problems are your own fault: