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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Inspired by Happiness-Zelda Fitzgerald

Inspired by Happiness-Zelda Fitzgerald

“The purpose of life on earth is that the soul should grow. By doing what is right.”  ~Zelda Fitzgerald~ The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote: Read More »

Happiness Marriage Equals Health and Well-Being

Happiness Marriage Equals Health and Well-Being

The evidence is in and being happily married is part of the equation for a healthier and happier life. According to a new study that examined 20 years data on long term relationships, and regardless of how long a couple has been married, the data shows a correlation between physical well-being and wedded bliss. In a study that continued over two decades, researchers studied 1,681 individuals and the link between marital happiness and health. What is unclear in this research is which one comes first, or do they grow symbiotically. According to Cody Hollist, co-author of the study, “There is ... Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Milan Kundera

Inspired by Happiness-Milan Kundera

“Laughing deeply is living deeply.”  ~Milan Kundera~ The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote: Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Rumi-Close Your Eyes

Inspired by Happiness-Rumi-Close Your Eyes

“Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.”      ~Rumi~ The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote: Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-The Essence of Happiness

Inspired by Happiness-The Essence of Happiness

“The essence of happiness is love.”                                                                              ~Happiness laughter and Bliss~ The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote: Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Guillaume Apollinairo

Inspired by Happiness-Guillaume Apollinairo

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”   ~Guillaume Apollinairo~ The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote:   Read More »

Moneys Diminishing Returns-3 Happiness Boosters

3 Ways to Boost Your Happiness that Actually Work

Money and the Diminishing Returns of Happiness Why can’t we buy more happiness? Is there a diminishing return on our money? This post, Riches Don’t Count – Happiness Does,” asks and makes the argument that more money doesn’t buy more happiness. This is not a new position and a great deal of research has been done in this regard. However, it does beg the question, why do we want to struggle for riches when it doesn’t add to our life satisfaction? A question that is asked in this way, “Just because you make 400 times more money do you think ... Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Joseph Campbell

Inspired by Happiness-Joseph Campbell

“Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.”  ~Joseph Campbell~ The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote:   Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Deepak Chopra-Being Awareness and Love

Inspired by Happiness-Deepak Chopra-Being Awareness and Love

“The universe contains three things that cannot be destroyed: Being, Awareness and Love.”  ~Deepak Chopra~ The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote: Read More »

You’ll Never Be Happy Trying – Part 2

You’ll Never Be Happy Trying - Part 2

There are many myths that surround happiness. While trying to find happiness seems like a normal pursuit, modern psychology isn’t so sure. According to the prevailing theory, we have accidental bouts of happiness that come and go beyond our control. Further complicating the search for happiness is that there are many myths surrounding it. One thing that positive psychology as shown us is that happiness is an emotion, and when it comes to any emotion we can’t “get” or “have” them. Instead we are them, or we are being them. In the previous post I addressed one of the biggest ... Read More »