Perseverance is a major part of being happy because it means that you don't let challenges and obstacles get in your way, you just keep moving forward confidently and living life as the real you. Happiness is an ongoing process where you keep working on building yourself up and achieving your dreams. No matter how difficult things get, don't give up. Keep working steadily, one step at a time, to make things happen in your life. When you keep taking action you'll be much more likely to create and maintain positive momentum. Your happiness will then be a result of all the great things you do along the way.