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Our Greatest Obstacle to Happiness and How to Transcend It

Our Greatest Obstacle to Happiness and How to Transcend It

Jun 6, 2017-- Maria Popova of Brain Pickings points out that "perhaps the greatest paradox of human life is that although happiness is the most universal of our longings, it is unobtainable by striving. The more ferociously we try to attain it, the more it eludes us." Join Artist Agnes Martin as she examines this paradox. (10812 reads)


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Take ActionMartin says "What we really want to do is serve happiness." Why not experiment with finding satisfaction by doing something for someone else today that might make them happy. It is often in giving that we receive.



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