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melankolia
what is "happiness" ???
Feb 7, 2010 5:13 PM
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Happiness to me is a nice sunny day under a big cool tree with friends or family sitting chatting, no stress, no pressure, just calm :)
February 7, 2010
Hello “Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” - Abraham Lincoln Happiness and unhappiness are opposite sides of a judgement about your situation. If you judge your situation as bad for you, that's unhappiness. If you judge a situation as good for you, that's happiness. The experience of happiness is one of those general terms we use to say, "I feel good emotionally." People use different terms to describe what feels good for them. For someone it might be excitement, passion, exhilaration, fulfillment, freedom, feeling fully alive with inspiration and joy. For another it might be more peaceful, content, capable, hopeful, satisfied, and comfortable feeling. Whatever you call it, it just feels darn good. Our natural state of being is to be happy. When you remove all the uncomfortable emotions we humans can experience (and they are numerous), you're left with happiness. So it's easiest to define happiness by what it is not. Happiness is what you feel when you're NOT feeling.... self doubt depressed hateful fearful worried unsatisfied bored grief shame guilt discontent anxious annoyed angry irritated stressed frustrated upset down sad envious or jealous. Whoow! That’s a long list!
February 8, 2010
"Happiness is not a goal, it's a by-product" Eleonora Ruzvelt
February 7, 2010
Hi, very nice question. i can say that Happiness is more than just a word. It's a feeling :)) We can feel Happy if we did interesting things, when we succeed, when we be with beloved friends and family, when we enjoy our times. I think that to be happy is the thing that everyone is looking for, and if we achieved ourselves and goals and did the right things we will feel happy. Anyway cause it is a feeling, everyone will define it in a different way :)) Thanks.
February 7, 2010
Hello Melankolia, Happiness might be the purpose of life. Whatever country or society people live in, they all have the same deep desire: to become happy. Happiness is not a life without problems, but rather the strength to overcome the problems that come our way.Happiness is therefore to be found in the dynamism and energy of your own life as you struggle to overcome one obstacle after another True happiness is to be found within, in the state of our hearts. It does not exist on the far side of some distant mountains. It is within you, yourself.Relative happiness is based on comparison with others, whereas absolute happiness is something we must find within. It means establishing a state of life, where just being alive is a source of great joy.
February 7, 2010
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