Category: joy

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Silence As A Condition To Happiness

To be fair, I don’t believe silence is a requirement to be happy.  One can be happy in the midst of a Foo Fighters’ concert (like the one that registered on seismographs in New Zealand). However, I believe that to be able to achieve that level of happiness, one must be able to find that …

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Board Games

I love board games. I’m especially a fan of ones that have simple concepts, with just enough rules to be easily followed, but require actual thought and strategy to truly beat and win. Think Ticket To Ride or Pandemic, my personal favourite.  It used to be Monopoly but it turns out that I only enjoyed …

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Quiet And Happiness

I think it’s really the matter of getting lost in the moment.  Our minds often clamber with random thoughts, worries, obsessions and addictions.  Gossip, self-doubt, criticism, jealousy and hopelessness can all crowd the mind and make us forget our moments. At times, this can work well.  For me, getting lost in a distraction such as …

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Joy

Every action by every person in all of history was done in order to bring more joy into their lives. Controversial statement, maybe. It has a caveat though.  Despite the fact that everything we do, we do to be happy, there’s a very key point that makes that statement make sense. We really, really suck …