Tags archives: happiness

  • It is true that we are all born with a talent and gift, and we all can use our talents for our own advancement and prosperity. Yet, many of us do not know about it or do not believe it when we are told that we have these special talents or gifts because of our own fear, low self-esteem or lack of co... [read more]
  • Years ago, I was a housewife in an unhappy marriage with an alcoholic husband. All through my life, if there is anything I really need to know, I see a picture of whatever it is inside my closed eyes when I wake up in the morning. One morning, after a day when I had been feeling particularly bad, I ... [read more]
  • Last month we looked at seven different ways to find Joy in life, all of which mirrored how to find happiness. And since “Happiness is a guidepost on the road to joy,” all seven can be used to help lead you to finding and creating true joy in your life. However, there is an eighth major factor that ... [read more]
  • Following previous newsletter articles in which I examined how we can find happiness in our lives, last month, I argued that joy and happiness are related but very different emotional states. However, opinions as to how to find joy exactly mirror the same causes as those leading to happiness. As ... [read more]
  • Over the past three issues of this newsletter I have written about “What Is Happiness?” and “How Can I Find Happiness?” (Parts 1 and 2). As I researched and wrote, I kept running into what I considered to be a problem until just today. The problem (as I saw it) was that Happiness and Joy were consid... [read more]
  • I am a sucker for Christmas movies; here in the USA beginning early in November, they begin showing Christmas movies on a certain channel. They are wonderful movies, all with a happy ending. I sit there enthralled watching these movies, and today thought to myself; “why cannot life be this way all o... [read more]
  • A few months ago we examined the question of “What is Happiness?” from the perspectives of many different individuals. Last month I researched the question of “How Can I Find Happiness?” and found considerable agreement from a wide range of people regarding the importance of these factors. But there... [read more]
  • Last month I examined the question of “What is Happiness?” from the perspectives of many different people. The answer was that Happiness is an attitude based on our thoughts, for which we alone are responsible. It is a state of being rather than of doing, and our experience of happiness is a conscio... [read more]
  • I had an interesting discussion last week with a seemingly “spiritual” gentleman who claimed to be very happy. The more we talked, however, the less convinced I became that he really is happy or that he had really even given much thought to the subject – but then, neither had I. Of course, I do beli... [read more]