Reasons Why Happiness Is Important To Me

What matters the most to me is happiness! “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.” -- Denis Waitley This quote states it all. Happiness transcends our past, present and future. We all have the ability to control our own happiness. This is dependent upon the person, and the way they live life. Some people I have personally met in the world believe that happiness is simply a state of well-being; to me, happiness is much more complex, and resides at a higher level. Having absolute happiness is a rare feeling that brings pure bliss in an individual’s life. One can gain happiness from simple pleasures of life, such as receiving a kiss from your own child, or someone else’s child, which in turn, advances pleasures, such as a happy marriage or a successful career.
Personally, I think that happiness is the key to everything good and bad in life. No one person is the same and how we find happiness is different. Happiness is
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There are even times that unfavorable circumstances occur in peoples’ lives that can result in happiness -- an abusive relationships, accidents, loss of employment, and conflicts can either diminish the amount of happiness a person experiences or find an increased level of happiness despite the same situation. All around the world, people are experiencing life that is rife with hunger, disease, crime, killing, corruption, and warfare can decrease happiness. Some people even enjoy pain, suffering, and misery which ultimately lead them to find their own happiness. George Sheehan stated that “Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.” Throughout history, according to several ancient and modern thinkers alike, happiness is influenced by attitude and one’s perspective taken on such

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