|Image Courtesy: willowoakcounseling.com|
completely resonate with this statement. It is actually an emotional state of
well-being. It is the mental framework which we adopt. Today, when I have sat
down to write about what happiness mean to me, I feel, every moment of life can
bring a lot of happiness to us. It is all about how we perceive our lives. It
may not be possible to have the best of everything in life, but are we able to
be happy and grateful of what we have in our lives? People often ask me, how
one can be happy amidst tough situations. I say, it is not easy, but it becomes
definitely easier to be happy by looking at the brighter side of life.
Marigold Hotel” (my review is at http://lenzscope.com/index.php/2015/03/20/quick-review-of-second-best-exotic/).
In this movie, if somebody is in search of a soul-mate, somebody else is search
of true love, the lead protagonist wants to achieve a lot through his
profession, somebody wants to decide between the two relationship to make a
permanent tie with one of them… the list goes on, but the ultimate thing is
that everybody is in pursuit of happiness. Aren’t we also like that in real
Either we are dependent on others to fetch us happiness or we are escaping from
the negativities of lives so as to get pseudo-happiness.
factors but the basic fact is whether I am able to feel the happiness within.
Do I look outside for reasons to be happy or do I look within for reasons of
happiness ? How can I keep my people, near and dear ones happy, if I can not
keep myself happy. I feel, it is very important to feel the happiness from
within, then only I can spread happiness in and around. Happiness is one attribute,
the more we share, more we get.
X 7 of Happiness (please ignore the order of listing).
up, I get that first breeze of happiness: “Thank God, I am alive and have
another day in my hand.” The very thought of being alive gives me tremendous
|With Mumma – My biggest critic|
with family gives me a feeling of satisfaction and happiness. When I come back
home after work, I find Mumma waiting for me eagerly to understand how my day had
been, gives lot of happiness. When I just sit with her at the end of the day to
interact with her and listen to her, It just feels so nice. She is a big critic
of mine who keeps me grounded.
When I Skype every night with dearest brother and family, who
are in USA, it adds so much to my happiness. I am so much emotionally dependent
on my family. Today’s digital media revolution helps me not to feel the
distance and interact with brother and family, be it through Skype, Google
hangout etc. it just gives me so much emotional security.
|My Jaan (life): My dear brother, bhabhi, nephew and niece|
digital media, I have seen my lovely nephew and niece growing up. The distance
is never felt. I feel so happy. When they visit India, just spending time with
them, hang out for movies, Golgappes, Chaat, Jelebis etc. makes me so happy.
Thank God, my family is my emotional anchor.
|Life would be boring without you all dear friends|
to sit physically with my close friends always, but whenever we catch up
through any form of media, it gives loads and loads of happiness. Friends are
so much part of life, with whom we can cry, laugh, and also not shy away from
being emotionally vulnerable. When we get together, we begin from where we
stopped. Life gets much more beautiful with them.
for my gym / swimming and the weighing scale shows 0.5 kg less weight, it
brings a smile on my face. Wow, my effort to keep fit has worked (this is a
typical female thought, isn’t it). I am sure, this brought smile to your face.
Oh yes, I understand that, I am far from my goal, but yes, the very thought to
keep fit gives me happiness.
wonderful thing to speak about life! As a trainer, when I interact with people,
there are lot many happenings which give me immense happiness. I get an
opportunity to strike the right chord with strangers.
turns out to be good acquaintance as the session moves further. When I am able
to convert the cautious affiliation seen in the eyes of the people into getting
to curious mode to know more, learn more, makes me happy. When I am able to
give a reason to think to the participants in the programme, that makes
me happy. When at the end of the programme, participants share their emotions,
I feel happy.
ethical organization also adds to my happiness.
a movie buff, I wait for a Friday to catch up with the movies. Rather I
actually look forward for good movies to release.
best thing which has happened in my life. I have been a blogger of movie
reviews since last 14 months. Watching a movie and reviewing it, and expressing
my viewpoints through my blog and ultimately when I get likes, comments from my
friends and networks, it gives me immense happiness.
fellow bloggers, could strike chord with so many of them, and got so many good
friends, whom I haven’t met in real life but know them so well through their wonderful
works. This gives me so much happiness.
from different walks of life for my blog – actors, singers, filmmakers,
writers, friends… My blog changed my world positively and the space where I
used to be. Blog has fetched me so much of happiness.
catch a good sleep as soon as I hit bed, this gives me lot of happiness and
energy to look forward to another morning, and also hope to correct my mistakes.
has such a deeper meaning. Still, let me sum up, happiness is not the absence
of Sorrow, but happiness is a state of mind, which gives me courage to get over
the negative situations in a positive manner. I can just look up to God and thank Him for
giving me such a blissful life. Thank you God!!!
Dedicated to all of you, you all matter to me so much – my source of happiness (Just incorporated your images, not the names). I just want to bring lot of smiles to all of you my dear ones
through this post. Did I make you happy???