Say you are feeling unhappy, fill your mind with these thoughts:
Happiness is a byproduct of an effort to make someone else happy. (Gretta Brooker Palmer)
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, but it is not possible to find it elsewhere. (Agnes Repplier)What if you struggle with materialism? Try these on for size:
Trying to satisfy one's desires with possessions is like trying to put out fire with straw. (Confucius)
Attachment brings manifold miseries, non-attachment brings manifold bliss. (Sivananda Saraswati)Happy de-brining!