Are You Working Now To Create A Happiness For Your Future?

Onе оf thе mоѕt іntеrеѕtіng books I’ve rеаd in thе lаѕt соuрlе оf mоnthѕ is Dаnіеl Gіlbеrt’ѕ Stumbling on Hарріnеѕѕ. Gіlbеrt’ѕ рrеmіѕе is thаt wе оftеn mаkе dесіѕіоnѕ іn оur рrеѕеnt with thе іdеа thаt these thіngѕ wіll bеnеfіt uѕ аt ѕоmе futurе tіmе. We dеnу оurѕеlvеѕ things аnd ѕаvе our mоnеу thіnkіng thаt our futurе selves wіll еnjоу and appreciate thеѕе ѕасrіfісеѕ, оnlу tо arrive іn thе futurе full of rеgrеt about оur past dесіѕіоnѕ. Hоw can thіѕ bе? Gіlbеrt mаkеѕ thе роіnt thаt wе аrе оftеn vеrу рооr…

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What if I Tell You That Chosen Hardship is Actually a Kind Of Happiness

Sometimes, work gets boring before it arrives at big milestones. Times like hitting the gym , repeating the cardio and muscle training before arriving to the perfect body shape we want, the process could be long and it’s tempting for us to give up. Success won’t happen overnight, it is about consistently doing a sequence of small actions that contributes to what you want. The key is to keep going until you achieve your goal. Remember, the feeling of achievement will eventually kick in, and you will be grateful for…

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Redefining “Money Can’t Buy You Happiness”

Think of the last time your bought something you really wanted. How did you feel afterwards? It felt good. Now, is there something else you really want? Maybe a new laptop, smartphone, or some nice clothes. Buying that thing, whatever it is, will bring you happiness. When you finally have it, you will be excited to try it out. As cliche as it says “money can’t buy you happiness”, we feel happy when we buy the things we want. The Real Reason Why You Are Happy When You Buy Stuff…

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Self Awareness Is Underrated: Why the Conscious Mind Leads to Happiness

Whether your life is motoring along beautifully or you feel like you’re hitting one pot hole after another with constant grief and hardship, there are things you can do to have a better life. One of the things I think we’re seeing more and more is moving away from a desire for material riches, and a desire for freedom (emotional and physical.) And instead of seeking things, we are seeking feelings. We want to get away from pain and hurt, guilt and sadness, and want to experience more fulfilment, love and…

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Why Pursuing Happiness Will Make You End up Being Unhappy

Ah, Happiness. It’s a feeling we have all felt (hopefully), but it’s certainly not a permanent state of mind. Here’s the thing, we only know how to try to focus on something happy because we’ve experienced sadness. And vice versa. It’s like your favorite food. Let’s assume you love cookie dough ice cream and whenever you eat it you’re happy. But if you constantly have a freezer stocked with that ice cream, someone gifting you with another one wouldn’t necessarily make you happier. Contrarily, if your freezer stopped running and…

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When Size Doesn’t Matter! Value Happiness By Frequency Instead Of Intensity!

How often do you scroll through your social media feeds, seeing people having fun at weddings, parties, and events and think… “Why am I not having fun?” “My life is so boring.” “Everybody seems so much happier than me.” Many of us are guilty of this kind of thinking. In fact, it’s been found that up to 1 in 5 of us feel depressed as a result of using social media. [1] The reason we feel bad when we see other people having fun on social media is simple: We…

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How Philosophers Define Happiness Differently

Happiness. It’s something we all want. But what exactly is happiness? Could you describe it in one sentence? If you’re unsure about the exact definition of happiness, you’re not alone. Many philosophers have very different ideas about what happiness is, and how it can be attained. Want to find out how different philosophers define happiness? Read on. Aristotle’s view of happiness Aristotle said, “Happiness depends on ourselves,” and believed that happiness was the ultimate goal of human existence [1]. Rather than viewing happiness as something that you might experience after…

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A Wholesome Diet Is What You Need to Gain Happiness: 30 Natural Low-Carb Foods

The Importance of Low-Carb Diet In the last few decades, health authorities have guided us towards a diet low in calories and fat. The issue is, even when many people stick to these diets, they tend not to get desired results [1] The alternative available is a diet low in carbs. This involves restricting a high intake of carbohydrates in the form of starches and sugars replacing them with protein and fat. Diets low in carb reduce appetites which in turn makes your calorie intake lower and weight loss is effortless,…

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A Wholesome Diet Is What You Need to Gain Happiness: 30 Natural Low-Carb Foods

The Importance of Low-Carb Diet In the last few decades, health authorities have guided us towards a diet low in calories and fat. The issue is, even when many people stick to these diets, they tend not to get desired results [1] The alternative available is a diet low in carbs. This involves restricting a high intake of carbohydrates in the form of starches and sugars replacing them with protein and fat. Diets low in carb reduce appetites which in turn makes your calorie intake lower and weight loss is effortless,…

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