Category: happiness

Are you really happy?

Could you be happier? Do you think that the collection or purchase of things will make you happier? According to an article from the University of California – Berkley campus… ‘researchers think of happiness as having satisfaction and meaning in

What leads to happiness?

Is it the collection of ‘things’? Or is it really possible to find happiness? I believe that you will agree that every person wants to be happy. I also believe that the search for happiness bonds us as human beings.

Are you attached to your stuff?

By that I mean do you live for the belongings you have in your life? In our consumer-driven society we can be side-tracked by all of the things we buy. Yes, it is a hard statement for some people to

Is Facebook worth it?

Yes, is Facebook worth your time? In a Danish study I read that it stated that those who took a week-long Facebook break felt better than those who didn’t. The people who took the break had more focus and were

Are you wallowing in negativity?

Have you sent invitations to your pity party? Let me make a few strong statements; When you are wallowing in negativity, you are no different than what the pigs do – you are staggering around in the dirt of your

Why do you try to impress others?

Is it because you feel it will make you happier? Well I hate to burst your bubble, but impressing other will not make you happier – long term. Why is that? Number one impressing others gets tiring rather quickly. People

Are you happiness dependent?

In other words, do you depend on others for your happiness? It depends on how old you are. I say that because if you are anywhere between birth and 8 to 10 years old you are a child and are somewhat

Are you connected closely to others?

Are there some people that you could show more caring to? Jean Vanier (founder of the organization called L’Arche) wrote: “I once visited a psychiatric hospital that was a kind of warehouse of human misery. Hundreds of children with severe

Could you be a happier person?

Can you make yourself happier? Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky is a psychology professor at the University of California – Riverside campus. The majority of her research career has been devoted to studying human happiness. She believes that the scientific study of

What are the keys to becoming successful?

Is it  the accumulation money and assets?   I would argue that money and assets are not the keys to becoming success. Yes, the money and assets may add up but they are the not the keys to becoming successful.