“True Happiness is enjoying the scenery while on a detour.”

—Author Unknown

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Over the spring and summer months, road construction in Michigan increases dramatically. Many people joke that we only have two seasons in Michigan—winter, and construction.

Unfortunately, the “happiness level” of many people drops considerably when the orange barrels and detour signs appear. These and other life detours—the things that differ from our intentions and expectations—will always be part of our lives. Today’s quote coaches us to make the most of them rather than resisting them.


How can you shift your perspective on the detours in your life, to claim a far greater helping of happiness each and every day?