Choosing happiness is, at its core, as simple as this flow chart. It's getting to the point where you really want it that is a different story. This winter was kind of a crap fest. I don't know what happened, but I eventually figured out that the path I was on led to a place I didn't really want to go.
Hop, skip and a couple of Dr. Drew Rehab marathons later, I decided to treat the lifestyle change like beating an addiction.