We don’t need a Gross National Happiness. It’s meant to measure a nation’s average happiness in the same way economists measure Gross Domestic Product (or “GDP”). Read the rest of this entry »
Posts related to happiness
Can you say what happiness means?
I talked to a lady called CJ today from Tennessee who asked me to define happiness. It was a Twitter conversation so comments had to fit in 140 character bites. Yet the way she enquired surprised me. Read the rest of this entry »
Can the way we speak help us find happiness?
Happiness needs a few tweaks to our way of thinking. But not just to thoughts, but our words. Read the rest of this entry »
Here's one way to happiness you'd never expect.
There are always new announcements about happiness. Read the rest of this entry »
Can you really be happy with nothing?
Can you really be happy with nothing? I don’t think so. Because happiness is always tied to something. Read the rest of this entry »
What do you need to be happy?
Hands up if you thought being happy was a simple matter? Me too. But then, the more I started exploring aspects of happiness, the more involved it got. Being happy has a lot to it. Read the rest of this entry »
What's better than being happy on your own?
Aside from being happy yourself, there are other aspects to happiness that make it a potent influence. Read the rest of this entry »
Does chaos rob your happiness?
Part of me would like to say that happiness and chaos are best buddies. If they were then our haphazard confusion, mess, and disorganized state could be waved away. With one happy sweep of the arm and a justifying giggle we could all be delighted living a shambolic life. But I know that’s not true. Read the rest of this entry »
Is this what happiness is?
Happiness is not a habit. Despite all the well-meaning advice peppering the web, being happy is not a routine brush your teeth exercise. Lasting happiness (the kind we all want) comes from the heart. Read the rest of this entry »
There's more to happiness than egging you on.
Today, happiness is treated like a product. “You want happiness? Sure, come right this way and we’ll give you all the happiness you desire. Oh, and let us relieve you of that awfully heavy purse that must be such a burden…” Read the rest of this entry »