Happy inside AND Out

Postby Danacovert82 » Fri Apr 03, 2015 1:21 am

Hey, guys. As you've read by now, I want to be happy for real and not just wearing it as a mask. I feel like when I get happy I have the balloon popped. How do I stay happy for longer than a moment?3
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Postby McCain » Fri Apr 03, 2015 5:14 am

Danacovert82 wrote:Hey, guys. As you've read by now, I want to be happy for real and not just wearing it as a mask. I feel like when I get happy I have the balloon popped. How do I stay happy for longer than a moment?3

What makes you happy?
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Postby Danacovert82 » Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:22 pm

Music, friends and family.
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Postby insights » Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:38 pm

What makes you happy about listening to music? What are you doing with friends or family that make you happy? What doesn't make you happy?

You shared that your happiness is either not real at times or doesnt last. Can you give examples of this?
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Postby Danacovert82 » Fri Apr 03, 2015 4:21 pm

Basically I like singing the songs I know. I say it doesn't last cause I get happy and then a moment later I just get talked to about something I already know. No examples needed there.
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Postby madkhaos » Fri May 29, 2015 3:17 pm

insights wrote:What makes you happy about listening to music? What are you doing with friends or family that make you happy? What doesn't make you happy?

You shared that your happiness is either not real at times or doesnt last. Can you give examples of this?


He is digging into your core of happiness. Answer accurately and honest as possible. Once you find our what truly makes you happy, you can surround yourself with it and prolong its affects. Good luck! GJ insights 8)
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Postby Alexisrbaker » Wed Jul 01, 2015 5:31 pm

There's also the issue of happy versus joyful or excited. Joy and excitement are very fleeting emotions that last only a short time, happiness is more like contentment, it's an underlying appreciation for the life you have. If you appreciate the life you lead you are happy, otherwise you are on the journey to happiness and only the belief that you are or will be happy will keep you moving forward.
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Postby jenn_ » Sun Jul 05, 2015 7:49 pm

The more you care whether the happiness can last, the shorter time it would last for. When you are doing something that you enjoy, just focus on it instead of worrying about if the happiness can last. Maybe think in this way, even you really can't stay happy for long, but so what? You can always feel happy again and this is much more important.

Happiness generated from the outside environment can't last. Because they are out of your control. Only happiness from inside, like being happy with yourself, satisfied with your life can last. So make sure your happiness does not depend on the external environment, but on you.

I would agree with the suggestions above. Try to find out what makes you truly happy or unhappy.

Good luck.
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