As I continue my new adventure in New York I find this post oddly comforting. Happiness is fleeting and understanding how we deal with unhappiness, dissatisfaction, rejection, loneliness and other general let-down is a big step in climbing our way out of the bad times. An action is an action, and it derives us toward an new state-of-being. What that action is and how it’s executed determines where we end up. So, how do we act positively in the worst of times to find happiness?
The answers to that question might just be, you know…the answers to everything.
I can understand why unhappy people buy lots of ‘things’ to feel better. I think, when we (as humans) become unhappy, it is our first, second and third inclination to distract ourselves from our unhappiness. For a while we ignore it, then we eat our way through it, then we drink our way through…