Winning a million dollars would feel great, right? What if you could feel that way about what you already have?
How to Find Truth, Meaning, and Happiness in a Mixed Up World
Your life will not change until and unless you assume responsibility for it. Responsibility, or your ability to respond, is not a way of accepting blame as most people think, but rather a way of assuming your ability to respond to any situation and find an empowering meaning in whatever happens to you.
Some people spend their entire lives looking for happiness and it never comes. If you want to be happy tomorrow you need to begin working on it today.
Human beings first used natural colors centuries ago. During those times synthetic colors were not available.
We all need energy to live and to survive. As long as you think this energy has to come from other human beings, you will get caught up in struggle. Because human energy is limited. You have to fight for it. Its the responsibility of each and every person to generate energy by himself and not to depend on other people. Loving another human being is giving him energy! See the difference? Do you want to love your loved ones or steal their energy?
This article uses statistics to show how widespread and devastating the alcohol and drug abuse problems are in our society and the need for effective addiction recovery programs. It also shows the basic reason why people use alcohol and drugs, and how a person can become permanently free from them (as the author did 24 years ago after 18 years of use).
Most people look outside of themselves as the cause of their unhappiness or frustration. After all, wouldnt life be practically perfect if the significant people in our lives would simply do things the way we want them to or do what we think is best for them? Actually, this is the kind of thinking that perpetuates the misery!
I agree that most of todays unhappiness centers on important people in our lives not cooperating with us. Can anyone relate to that? Have you ever…
We live amid a culture of conspicuous consumption.
We surround ourselves with more than what we need.
Does this make you happy? Or do you spend sleepless
nights worrying about dollars and cents?
You can make joy real for you by learning to shift your focus.
What does happiness mean to you? Theres a lot of searching going on these days for the elusive emotion of being happy –where do you find it, how do you create it, even what it actually is. But Id like to share a little secret with you — happiness is not just for a lucky few who were born with it.
The same system causes you problems when it creates inappropriate and unreasonable responses in your daily life in non-life threatening situations. Maybe your loved ones see your anger and it hurts them or your relationship to them. Perhaps you experience other consequences that would have been averted had you greater control over your emotional brain.