Happiness and suffering seem to be a contradicting and irreconcilable pair. Is It Really Possible To Be Happy In Pain? In the search for happiness it is not only possible to affirm suffering, it is even necessary.
In all honesty, happiness doesn’t mean there is no pain right now. In fact, true happiness exists even in suffering. It’s about not avoiding the pain we feel and not belittling its effect on our lives. Its impact and our lives are both heart-rendingly beautiful and painful. You can’t have one without the other.