If we do not feel grateful for what we already have, what makes us think we’d be happy with more?
Happiness is a fridge covered with pictures. :-)
In daily life, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.
Brother David Steindl-Rast
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness is learning something new. :-)
I just started reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. Near the beginning, she mentions research that suggests we have a “set point” for happiness: regardless of events, those who are happiest now will be happiest ten years from now. I think this bodes well for me.
Because I’m also curious, I did a little research and found:
Everyone has a “set point” for happiness, just as they do for weight.Martin E. P. Seligman
Woo hoo! I’m going to get happier as I age. :-D
This last Wednesday evening, Melissa and I got a metronome for her piano practicing.
I also bought some more happiness. :-)
Do you make your bed? Tight enough to impress a drill sergeant? Or messy enough to embarrass your mom?
What’s your choice? Happy or healthy?
Or you could just wash your sheets. ;-) (Do people even read the footnotes?)
Happiness is a guitar pick in the pocket.
Unfortunately, as Suzi would note, it also results in guitar picks in the dryer.
What makes you happy? A survey provides some surprising answers.