Happiness - Prepare Yourself for Happiness
August 30, 2007 5:39am CST
You must prepare yourself to receive happiness. Remember, happiness breeds happiness. You need to start by being ready to accept it. How can you do this?Quite a few people adopt a defensive attitude towards happiness. This can be becasue of rejection by a friend or loved one, setting you on rebound. It can be becaue of some childhood experience. For instance a child rushing up to a parent to share some thrilling moment of his, when greeted with indifference is actually going to grow-up being afraid of happiness. Shed you fear and be ready to receive happiness. Do not decide it as a myth or as non-exist. Start each day expecting to be happy and as you read this book you will get more practial tips about how you can move further towards your goal.
30 Aug 07
Sunitha, I do not know which book are you refering to but i just loved this excerpt. This comes as immense refreshment since I am going through some irreversible truth in life, ofcourse in all wrong sense. Learning to accept the reality and try to be happy is most desirable but most difficult task. Happiness begets happiness and its like a halo that spreads onto the onlookers face. Thank you.
30 Aug 07
Yes there are always been events where we wanted to smile, but looking at the cold response of oppisite person, it was better to make a serious face and walk away..Yes I agree our happiness depends a lot on enviourment around us.But as you said .... we must keep trying.
30 Aug 07
Dear Sunitha.....what a wonderful discussion. Yes you are telling the truth, happiness breeds happiness. How will happiness come to those who have closed doors and windows for happiness.Yes it is true, bitter expereinces of life hurt us so much that we have bad taste for everything. I think my negative thinking is also a result of some bitter memories of my childhood. But you are right, we should come out of painful memories and fears and open our hearts to welcome fresh fragrance of new spring of happiness which is waiting for us and we are ignoring it.I will definately keep your discussion in mind and try to welcome happiness so that it can bring me and my family more and more happiness. Thanks again.