Happiness

The Trouble With Happiness

The Trouble With Happiness
I was walking down the street the other day when I was assailed by two Mormon missionaries. “What makes you happy?” one of the young women asked. The question was posed as an introduction to what I knew would be an attempt to evangelize the merits of her faith. I had no time at that moment to get into a philosophical debate and was thus forced to answer succinctly, and not a little snidely, “Certainly not the things you believe.” “Well what do you believe in?” The young woman returned. I told her that I had to rush off, but that I would perha...
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How to Be Happy Again: 20 Ways to Draw Happiness From Within

How to Be Happy Again: 20 Ways to Draw Happiness From Within
Sometimes life feels like a series of chores and obligations. If you want to learn how to be happy again, stop searching outside yourself and look within. There are times in life where it is easy to get stuck in a rut. When you are there, every day seems like Groundhog Day. One morning you wake up, stop, and look around, and what you find is there isn’t really much that you find joy in or that makes you happy. If you want to know how to be happy again, it is all about retraining your brain, getting out of your funk, and thinking positive. Happiness is not a static thing. It comes, and it g...
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