What Is Happiness? How Do We Pursue A Happy Life?

Everyone wants to be Happy in Life. How can someone be Happy? What is the secret to Real Happiness?
These are the 7 Keys to Happiness in Life.
  1. Having an attitude of gratitude and thanking God for all the blessings.
  2. Being content with what we have and being generous with what we are blessed with.
  3. Understanding that happiness is not a goal but a by-product of the things that we do.
  4. Enjoying the present time without being anxious about the future.
  5. Ceasing to worry about things that are beyond our control.
  6. Having something to do, someone to love and to be loved by someone.
  7. Giving, sharing, and pursuing a worthy cause like serving and helping others who are less fortunate than us.


Here are some quotes on “Happiness” by famous people that will make you think. Read them and ponder upon them to understand the “Real Meaning of Happiness”.
  • The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. – Benjamin Franklin
  • Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  • Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. – Helen Keller
  • Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness. – William E. Gladstone
  • It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – Charles Spurgeon
  • There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. – Epictetus
  • Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. – Benjamin Disraeli
  • Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude. – Dale Carnegie
  • Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness. – Thomas Jefferson
  • True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude. – Joseph Wood Krutch
  • Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. – Jim Rohn
  • Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. – Joseph Addison
  • There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. – George Sand

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