Happiness is so important that it was deemed to be one of the most important rights of the people of the United States and is even mention as one of the rights of the Declaration of Independence:
" Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness ".
There was a study done in which they ask people what was the most important thing for them and the great majority of people mention that happiness was one of the most important thing for them along with money and love.
But the question is, If happiness is so important why is it that people are not happy, why is it that sadness, stress and depression are epidemics of great magnitude?
I think the answer is that people are looking for happiness in the wrong places - outside themselves; but I think the only place to find happiness is inside yourself, happiness is a personal decision, happiness is an election.
Together - In the following pages- we are going to explore ideas, concepts that will help us to live a happier life. As with any other thing in life there is no single answer, and since everyone is different what works for one person may not work for another. Let's start:
Some people are so worrying about the future that they forget to live in the present.
They live in the "when..." instead of in the "now"; they are always thinking, when I get a different job, when I buy a house, when I get married, then I will be happy; but when they get married, when they buy the house, when they get a different job, then they say, when we get a bigger house, when we get a better job or when we have family, then will be happy. The problem with this type of thinking is that... Click here to continue reading this article
Gratitude is to be able to say thank you for what you have. Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have. If you think for a moment you probably will find hundreds of things to be grateful for; In fact, if you stop for a second in the morning as soon as you wake up in the morning and think about three things... Click here to continue reading this article
Most people are not happy because they are waiting for something big to show up in their lives to make them happy but they forget to make the little things count . They are like one of the speakers I heard the other day that said that happiness is made of small things like a small yacht, a small sport car, and a small mansion. But the problem is most of us will never have a chance to have those things, and to make things worse... Click here to continue reading this article
If you would like to share your ideas and talk to someone about what makes you happy, please send an e-mail with your name and phone number to Esteban Montoya at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Talking to people about happiness in the streets of New York- the busiest place I have seen