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You Are Enough

I cannot guarantee you that you’ll never fall, but I can guarantee you this, you’ll always rise up!!! Also, failing means you tried. It is also how you can learn things. So be happy with who you are and what you have. It doesn’t mean you can’t be ambitious in life. Be ambitious in things … Continue reading You Are Enough

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Hedonic Adaption and The Happiness Treadmill

What is hedonic adaptation? According to Wikipedia: "The hedonic treadmill, also known as hedonic adaptation, is the observed tendency of humans to quickly return to a relatively stable level of happiness despite major positive or negative events or life changes." In less fancy terms, what this term means is that “no matter what happens to you in … Continue reading Hedonic Adaption and The Happiness Treadmill

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The Lies of Happiness: Living with Affluenza but Without Fulfilment

This is an article by Clive Hamilton, Professor of Public Ethics, Centre For Applied Philosophy & Public Ethics (CAPPE), Charles Sturt University   The myriad ways humans lie to themselves is a recurring theme of literature. Because we all engage in self-deception, we recognise ourselves in the characters. We are forever composing stories about ourselves and our … Continue reading The Lies of Happiness: Living with Affluenza but Without Fulfilment

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Is It Possible To Overcome Our Consumerism?

‘Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends…. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.’ ~Henry David Thoreau Consumerism is not a pathway to joy and meaning in life. This is not a new revelation. In fact, we all know it to be true. If specifically asked the question, nobody would … Continue reading Is It Possible To Overcome Our Consumerism?

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In Search of Authentic Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness Are you happy? I mean true, authentic happiness? I hope that you are. But I have a feeling that a lot of people are searching for happiness. Here we are living in this amazing time in history. We have all this stuff at our disposal and yet more and more people … Continue reading In Search of Authentic Happiness