There is no
key to happiness, the door is always open. Happiness, the highest level
of success. Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the
afterglow of satisfaction that comes after achieving a difficult task
that demanded our best.
yourself with what you love: Whether it's family, pets, keepsakes,
music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge.
Sometimes I tend to think that the real satisfaction we could have, especially
in our golden years, is to reminisce, recall and ponder how we have escalated
from the lowest point in life, bounced back from failures and overcome the
inconceivable challenges we had to improve our life for the better.
No one is born happy but everyone is born with ability to create happiness. Most
of us seek happiness in material possessions, in riches; as if consumerism is
the supreme good from which all others are derived. Yet most of us are never
satisfied, insatiable, and therefore, not happy. Happiness consists is loosening
our grip on materialism.
We spend most of our lives running after things and doing things. We forget that
existence comes before doing. When we stop, observe and understand the reality
that life helps and brings whatever is needed, we would learn to be at peace. It
is our most fundamental nature.
one is born happy but everyone is born with ability to create happiness.
have learned to live by this creed to always try to have a little laugh at life
and look around me for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought
me out of unhappy situations. Even in our darkest moment, we can usually find
something to laugh about if we try hard enough. I believe that someday
everything will make perfect sense. So, for now, let us laugh at the confusion,
smile through the tears and keep reminding ourselves that everything happens for
have also learned that the road to happiness lies in two simple principles: to
find what interests us that we can do well, and put our whole soul into it,
every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability we have. In addition, I
always believe that to be happy, we have to keep our heart free from hate, our
mind from worry; to live simply, expect little and give much; to scatter
sunshine, forget self and think of others.
By Tim Pedrosa
Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath. And
if you have a friend who makes you laugh, spend lots and lots of
time with him/her.