Happiness is an elusive thing. One day you’re happy, the next day you’re not. Buying a big car may make you happy, for a week. And then you go back to wanting something else, wanting more. Is there a sustainable way to stay happy all the time? Brené Brown suggests that while a person can’t be happy without feeling sad once in a while, without experiencing the whole spectrum of human emotion — staying relatively happier is perhaps not as big a challenge as we make it out to be.
Leo Babauta is a world-renowned life coach who stresses on the important of self-transformation to lead an easy, happier and more fulfilling life. Here’s his eight point advice on living well.
I’m not a rich man, nor do I fly around the world and drink champagne with famous people in exotic locales, nor do I own a sports car or SUV or a yacht.
And yet, I’m very happy.