What Makes Life Worth Living?

When a Psychologist looks at what makes life worth living, he/she goes into a dark room and thinks really hard and comes up with questionnaires and tests to administer to a big group of random people and asks just that. What they have found is that there are certain things that make life worth living. According to Martin Seligman, one of the founders of Positive Psychology, people value the following:

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3 Tips To A Happy Relationship

We are committed to happiness. In our Happiness Manifesto, we lay out the ways of being; thinking and believing that facilitate a lasting happiness in your life. We believe everyone can be happy if they make some very fundamental changes in their thinking and behavior. The Happiness Manifesto stresses not only personal responsibility but also an understanding that we live in relationships and maintaining these connections is important in maintaining our commitment to Happiness. Today we will provide the secrets to keeping a happy marriage. NOTE: The following aren’t things that you can do sometimes. Happiness is not like Valentine’s Day. You must practice these things all the time.

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The Happiness Manifesto

This is the Happiness Manifesto. This is a call to all individuals who refuse to wade through the misery and victim mentality of society. This is a call to all individuals who refuse to accept that being content for a moment is all we can expect of life. This is a call to all individuals who fail at towing the party line and find beauty in ugly, hope in loss and humor in sadness. This is a call to all individuals who believe a better world is simply an attitude change away.

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A World Full of Happiness

One of the great things about being human is our indomitable ability to shit on our happiness. Let us explain: The moment we feel any pleasure, joy, gladness or happiness, we immediately look for the cause and the set-up. We begin to anticipate the rug being pulled or the preverbal shoe dropping that will return us to the misery of the status quo. This is the fuel of every conspiracy theorist and malcontent in our world and we will remind you that they are the majority. They are the ones that tell you that anyone hawking happiness is selling you something. They are the ones that will tell you that happiness is fleeting but ‘blah’ or ‘meh’ is the way to live. They are the ones that tell you that working at maintaining happiness is similar to trying to trap a fart in a jar; pathetic and the any positive results would be less than satisfying.

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Happiness Call To Arms

Tuesday is usually dedicated to our little ones and, even though we are dedicated to creating healthy relationships, we feel it is important to take a pass on the kids for the week. One of the most important lessons we have learned as parents is that our lives as adults bleed into a childhood. For example, when we ask a child at the age of six if his life is tough, we give him/her the message that life is tough. Adults rarely ask kids questions that they don’t already know the answer to. Kids learn this early on. So, before we go messing up anymore kids out there, let’s get our happy on and embrace this new attitude through the commitment to happiness.

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