Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
Chuang Tzu

In the Pursuit of Happy

In the Pursuit of Happy

Nov 3, 2011-- "Happiness is defined as a sense of well being, a feeling of joy or delight, and a state of balance and contentment. However, it is easy to confuse intensity, pursuing pleasure, and thrill seeking with joy, delight and contentment. The qualities of happiness include having a sense of freedom to make choices; being loved and giving love; acting in kind and compassionate ways; and seeing life in a context greater than oneself and being connected to the 'big picture' and/or 'greater good' through purpose, meaning and service. True happiness seems to be more related to one's state of mind than to your circumstances or the impact of transitory, external events. That is why you can impact your level of happiness by your thoughts, emotions, attention, awareness, and actions." Dr. William B. Stewart, author of "Deep Medicine," shares further. (8527 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionMake a conscious effort to impact your level of happiness by internal means: thoughts, emotions, attention, and awareness.



Quote Bulletin


The winds of grace are always blowing, but it is you that much raise your sails.
Rabindranath Tagore

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,187 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Dec 25: George's Best Friend: A Christmas Story (7,288 reads) Dec 6: Farewell Badger (6,791 reads) Nov 29: Living Simply in a Tiny Off-Grid Cabin (3,570 reads) Dec 12: Another World (3,567 reads) Dec 8: We Are Still Here (3,545 reads)

More ...