Happiness is a State of Doing

Think of happiness as a state of doing rather than a state of simply sitting and being happy. Being happy is not just a quality we simply choose, although the realization of happiness does depend on choice. Being happy is an action and therefore something we do, and we do this by constantly making choicesContinue reading “Happiness is a State of Doing”

Happiness Thought for the Day: Do Your Best

 “Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to do your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” – John Wooden The theme of the blog for the last several days has been success. I often use the terms happiness andContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day: Do Your Best”

Happiness Comes BEFORE Success

Summary 1. Those who are happy are more successful 2. Happy people are better at handling stress which facilitates their success 3. Happy people hardwire their brain for happiness with positive habits 4. Focusing on happiness before success means greater satisfaction 5. Prioritizing happiness before success means greater acceptance One of the greatest issues inContinue reading “Happiness Comes BEFORE Success”

Avoid That Morning-Scroll to Set Your Day Up for Happiness an Success

This post is inspired by a quote by the stoic philosopher Epictetus, which I shared on my Instagram, twitter, and blog page earlier this morning, but felt like there was more to say. The quote was: “you are what you repeatedly give your mind to.” When I first read this quote it immediately invoked thoughtsContinue reading “Avoid That Morning-Scroll to Set Your Day Up for Happiness an Success”

Happiness Thought for the Day (September 20, 2021): Happiness is a collection of small successes

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” Vincent van Gogh One of the most challenging aspects of self-improvement or of achieving our goals is that we set such lofty goals for ourselves but lack any plan to bring us closer step-by-step. If your goals don’t seem a little bit crazyContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day (September 20, 2021): Happiness is a collection of small successes”