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Everyone Has Their Own Unique Definition of Happiness, You just have to Find Yours

Happiness is often treated as this single, fixed goal, towards which everyone is moving, but what if it is a vastly more individualistic, internal struggle? What if there is more than one kind of happiness out there? What is Happiness? The pursuit of happiness has always been a big thing in all cultures, even the […]

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How to Maintain and Foster Happiness in Challenging Circumstances

So often in life, we find ourselves stuck in situations that are pretty far from ideal. Whether that’s terrible life events, such as dealing with grief or a bad break up, or a simple insidious case of depression in an otherwise happy life, altogether too often, everything seems to conspire against us. One of the […]

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7 Lifestyle Habits that can Prevent Real Happiness

In modern life, we don’t tend to have to spend all that much time foraging for food, or fighting for survival, which is great. We’ve got food on the table, warmth, shelter over our heads, and for the most part, long life expectancies. All we have to trade for that is eight or so hours […]

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Happiness is all About Forward Momentum in Life

Happiness doesn’t just happen, it’s a product of how you live your life. Forward momentum is always going to be the quickest path to contentment, here’s why that is. What is Happiness? First of all, the very first thing you have to consider when talking about happiness in any sense is your definition of it. […]

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Is Your Lack of Gratitude Keeping You From Contentment?

Many of us struggle with our happiness and mood levels. What’s worse is that so many people have simply accepted unhappiness, sadness and a real lack of contentment and satisfaction as simply being the norm. And that’s terrifying. Regardless of your religious leanings, we’re all given, on average, 75 years on this earth. You cannot […]

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The Hedonistic Treadmill is Key to Controlling Happiness

The Hedonistic Treadmill is a psychological and philosophical concept, key to understanding happiness, in a number of ways. Without incorporating the concept into your thinking, you can’t really expect to improve your overall mental state and happiness. It makes clear the absolute futility of material gain, as well as status symbols and power positions. What […]

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Chasing Happiness is Futile – Address What’s Wrong in Your Life

We all want to be happier and more well-adjusted, and looking for ways to achieve that is a positive thing, but not when you’re not targeting the right issues in your life. Chasing happiness through shallow, temporary measures is futile if you’re unhappy in your job, relationship, and friendships. You cannot fix a bad marriage […]

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Is ‘Happiness’ Worth the Struggle?

That’s right. We need to be happy and if at the end of our life we want to look back and feel that everything was worth the effort. But happiness shouldn’t be the goal per se. This idea may trash all your thoughts about life and what you need to accomplish to reach a state […]

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Can you Achieve Happiness Purely through Helping Others?

You know that warm fuzzy feeling in the pit of your stomach when you give someone solid directions, give a homeless guy some spare gloves or cash, or simply are there for a friend? Knowing that thanks to you, that one person’s life is slightly improved, simply because you were there? That’s an extremely powerful […]

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