“As soon as we buy a house, I’ll be so happy!” Nope. Now you’re stressed out about the paperwork, the move, buying new furniture…. “As soon as I find a significant other, I’ll be so happy!” Nope. Now you’re stressed out about if/when you should move in together, why they won’t ask you to marry them, their family…

We have dreams. And as soon as they happen, we’ll be happy, right? WRONG. We’re happy for a hot minute, then go right back to our tendencies for finding the negatives, the problems and the stresses.

Here’s how to stop turning your dreams into nightmares and finally BE HAPPY.