How Can We Be Happy?

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How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Tue Mar 04, 2014 3:21 am

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HOW CAN WE BE HAPPY ?

Once a group of 50 people was attending a seminar. Suddenly the speaker stopped and decided to do a group activity. He started giving each one a balloon. Each one was asked to write his/her name on it using a marker pen. Then all the balloons were collected and put in another room.

Now these delegates were let in that room and asked to find the balloon which had their name written, within 5 minutes. Everyone was frantically searching for their name, colliding with each other, pushing around others and there was utter chaos. At the end of 5 minutes no one could find their own balloon.

Now each one was asked to randomly collect a balloon and give it to the person whose name was written on it. Within minutes everyone had their own balloon. The speaker began— exactly this is happening in our lives. Everyone is frantically looking for happiness all around, not knowing where it is. Our happiness lies in the happiness of other people. Give them their happiness; you will get your own happiness.

And this is the purpose of human life.
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby MsBrandybuck » Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:21 pm

Thought provoking!

In other words, don't focus too hard on working at finding happiness for yourself.
Pay attention to others, help out where you can, and happiness will find you. :)
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:35 pm

MsBrandybuck wrote:Thought provoking!

In other words, don't focus too hard on working at finding happiness for yourself.
Pay attention to others, help out where you can, and happiness will find you. :)

It makes sense. Just thinking about the times that I've seen others made happy, and the kick I get out it. So, it's actually for our own joy and benefit that we look out for each other :/ - I can't think of any other way to say it at present...
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Sun Apr 20, 2014 11:16 am

Love letters and kindness may improve mental health...

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-21900202
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Sat Feb 07, 2015 11:27 am

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Pure Happiness.
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Tue Feb 17, 2015 3:52 am

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Happy Tuesday :) !
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:24 am

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I don't care whether it's true or not - just look at that smile!
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:43 pm

...from lost to loved...

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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Thu Jul 23, 2015 11:33 am

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...erasing those is gonna tickle...
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Thu Jul 23, 2015 10:58 pm

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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:50 pm

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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:12 pm

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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Fri Jul 24, 2015 7:12 pm

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...cuddle a puppy...
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Sat Jul 25, 2015 1:08 pm

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- attributed to John Lennon
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Re: How Can We Be Happy?

Postby shireling » Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:36 pm

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...go to the link below for the slideshare...

http://www.slideshare.net/Espresso1882/ ... -happy-now
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