Living a happier life is simply a matter of getting better at the skill of making the life inside you a bigger focus than the stuff and the situations in your life.
When you put more of your attention on the life inside you than you put on the stuff and situations in your life, you automatically have a happier life no matter how the stuff and situations might change in your life.
The life inside you is always there, is always changing and is always bigger and more powerful than anything that can ever happen to you.
You can notice the life inside you simply by noticing the feeling of excitement.
Simply paying attention to and acting on what is most exciting to you right now is getting better at this skill.