My Personal Statement On Happiness Essay

707 Words Aug 20th, 2016 3 Pages
Happiness; people seek this one emotion throughout their entire lives wondering if they will ever achieve it. I am no exception, I seek happiness, but not for myself. Rather, I seek happiness through my actions upon others. A driving force of why I wake up in the morning is the ability to make other people smile and experience kindness in their day. I value my capability to make someone’s day more relenting in the constant onslaught of daily life. Kindness, generosity, and amiability are all ideals I strive to demonstrate in my interactions with others. My first night in Irvine I let a guy sit with me at my table in the Habit. Although I was saving it for the group I was with and I decided one more person could not hurt. My group ditched me but this guy and I just started talking. We ended up having a lot in common and today I consider him my best friend here in Irvine. A little act of kindness can go a long way. In college, I notice there are many who are busy in their own world. They forge through the world absorbed in their own lives, doubts, and problems that they forget to spread benevolent feelings towards others. I refuse to be caught in this tidal wave of self-importance and justification. Taking the time even for one act of kindness could create a significant difference in a person’s life.
Time is precious in itself. We only have so many hours and days on this earth and I treasure the time friends choose to spend with me. When I came home from Irvine the first week…

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