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Posts Tagged ‘Joy’
Happiness isn’t much like most other goals we pursue. You can aim directly at losing weight, for example, or learning Chinese. But not so much with happiness because happiness is the natural byproduct of other traits that can be more directly targeted. So what is happiness? What are the characteristics that compose it? Come read and see how much of its parts are a part of you.
Happiness can be a difficult thing to attain. It requires living your life according to principles that create it. It requires uncovering the internal obstacles and overcoming them. It requires developing certain traits that are conducive to it. And it requires establishing some habits and attitudes of thought and perspective that can take some sustained effort over time to acquire. Bottom line, happiness is no wimpy trait. Come see what I mean!
We are what we think. And what we think and how we think it plays a significant role in the happiness we enjoy or in its elusiveness. Do you want more happiness? Come see what ways of thinking will automatically add more joy to your life. Learn to be possibility, long-term, and solution oriented. Think positively and learn to choose the thoughts that fill your mind.
The desire to live happy motivates us to pursue what we think will create it. Read More..
When we choose to use our limited resources in one particular way, we simultaneously choose not to use those same resources in any number of other possible ways. Here are some tradeoffs I would advise against.
People who reflexively look at life and see hope and opportunity and beauty and noble Read More..
Happiness in many ways can be seen as a sort of barometer of the human Read More..
Life is filled with opportunities to make a difference and leave the world better, to Read More..
Many of you live lives of despair. Some of you simply feel a sense of Read More..
Unhappiness is much easier to acquire than happiness. Happiness may create an easier life, but Read More..
Does your happiness matter to others? Should it? There is one very good reason why Read More..
The perspective you hold of the pain you experience – the way you view what it is and what it means and why you suffer under it – much more than the pain itself, determines the role pain and suffering plays in your life.
You were meant to find passion and excitement. You were meant to find purpose and meaning. You were meant to explore and expand and excite and create and develop and build and do. So, turn off the TV. Open the door. Go outside. Look around. What needs changing? Figure out a way
There is an economic principle known by its acronym, TINSTAAFL. It stands for: There Is No Such Thing As A Free Lunch, meaning, of course, that nothing is free, that everything has a cost. It is also a principle of Happiness. So, what is the cost of being happy?
The 8 “Ps” of Happiness Pursuing happiness is a full-time job. Following, are those essential Read More..