Persuasive Speech

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Imagine that you have a half glass of water left in a cup. Do you have a glass half full of water or a glass half empty? Keep this in your head throughout my speech. Abraham Lincoln once said, “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” I believe that everyone can be happy if they want to be.
You are in control of your life and your happiness. You get to choose how and where you want to live, who you want to live with, and what job you have. You can change these things anytime they are necessary. People that complain all of the time need to look at their decisions. What can you change in your life in order to make your life better? Do you need to delete social media for a while and take a break from it? Do you need to switch jobs or get rid of your abusive boyfriend? Perhaps you need to make a lifestyle change in order to feel better. There is no reason to be unhappy when you hold all of the keys to your lock of happiness. When you see someone that mopes around in public venues, you see a person that doesn’t understand what he or she has in life. That person probably has a full belly and a roof to sleep under. Other people would be so incredibly happy to have those items, and they don’t have that option in life. The people without those items are normally the happiest people on earth. Those people are laughing with their friends and are grateful for everything they receive. They know that the value of life isn’t about how many items you own, but

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