Is staying happy and positive hard?
I mean if people are honest shouldn’t it be easy? On the other hand it is good to be happy? That’s the whole point isn’t it? To provide your customer with a satisfactory service.
Think about it.
When your going to a shop, a restaurant, a petrol station or a doctor, you expect them to be all smily and happy and helpful.
Did you ever get served by a moany fatter older man screaming ‘NEEXXT!!’ just as you leave the till.
Yeah exactly. And was it nice?
And isn’t that selling happiness? Selling the idea that “our service will guarantee you a pleasant time” “you will not regret it”. Don’t you think its a little redundant.
Is selling happiness even possible?
Okay everyone knows it is. And indeed happiness sells very well. The peoblem with that is that it makes everyone’s day worse rather then better.
Maybe not on the surface but underneath definitely. You lie to your costumer if your showing yourself always happy. Not everyday is good so why do you make it so ? Then the costumer on the other hand is being the one lied to. And how do you feel when you are lied to?
Okay maybe it’s not as extreme especially in most cases we know the truth but subconsciously we do take in a little bit of sadness of that person into our lifes.
I, for example, always go to get the same ice cream in the same shop. And there is always this one girl there. She’s always tired and angry. And I always will try to smile at her and cheer her up. And all she does it smiles quickly back servs me and moves on to do her job.
I don’t know maybe I’m too empathic. Or maybe I’ve been there too, too many times and I know exactly what she feels like.
But trust me I honestly feel her pain.
And this makes me wonder am I doing a good job?
I always try to smile and stay positive but then there are some days in which I just deeply want to give up. Maybe it’s just that I don’t want to hurt anyone or drive them away with my problems?
You see now I met a guy on tinder. (Yes I do realise it’s idiotic. But if I ever have a chance of giving my dad kids-yes I’m thinking about it- it’s the only way.) You see what makes this guy special is two things. One the fact that he has a motorbike and that puts him up there already but two we live extreamly close to each other. So close in fact that he has drove by while I was on the bus stop THREE TIMES ALREADY!!
And this is knew for me. Because with HIM I never new that he was real. I just decided to believe it. But with mr stranger (that’s what I call him) its easy. I don’t have to believe. I know.
But beacuse I really think I have a chance with this guy I don’t want to ruin it. And I know as soon as he’ll find out he will laugh at me and walk away, thinking what an idiot.
He wouldn’t be wrong.
But from now on I am happy. And I’m not going to let this get in my way. I will shut up and act as if he’s my favourite costumer. Its what I do at home anyway..
So what difference will it make…