How to become happy?

@vine88 (1038)
India
April 20, 2010 1:48am CST
Do you have any formula in it. If you have any formula then share... if you know anything about happiness from your religion then share it here... How happiness strikes in your body and mind? Where does it related, in mind or in nervous system, hormones... How can we get everlasting happiness...
23 responses
• Philippines
20 Apr 10
Happiness is a state of mind. No matter how rich or poor you are if there is peace and contentment in your heart you are happy. You will never be happy if your purpose in life is to search for happiness because you do'nt even know what is happiness is. In my religion, happiness is found with Jesus. If you accept Him as your personal savior, you will know and find what is happiness is. It is found in your heart it is called JOY. Happiness affects our body and mind. You are happy because you have a healthy mind. You react things on positive ways. Even how hard it is , you disregard it, don't worry too much about it. You'll get sick. You are feeling sick all the time. Just free your mind from all worries. Everlasting happiness will just happen when Jesus will come again, then He will fulfill His promise of happiness in heaven. No more tears, only joy, laughter and singing.
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@vine88 (1038)
• India
20 Apr 10
will that happen in your life...
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@lingli_78 (12844)
• Australia
20 Apr 10
for me, the formula to be happy is to be contented with what you already have and given by God... never ask for more or envy what other people have that i don't... living everyday with gratefulness and knowing that His abundant blessings always shower on me everyday... doing good deeds and care for other people who are in needs... knowing that i will be useful to other people... all of these things make me really happy and feel that i am living a rich life everyday... take care and have a nice day...
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@CJscott (4184)
• Canada
20 Apr 10
Smile, until I feel good. Works every time, laughing boosts the power. With Appreciation.
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@kprofgames (3104)
• United States
20 Apr 10
I think that to be happy is very simple, but when we over goal ourselves or put our expectations too high that is when we fail. Happiness has to come from within ourselves. We can't hold a value on anyone thing or person to create out happiness for us. If I just get this car, I'll be happy. If I just get married, I'll be happy. Yes those are nice things but when you feel you need something else to make yourself feel complete, especially material things, then we really aren't content with who we are. I think the perfect formula for happiness is being content with who you are and what you have. Regardless of how little or how much we have.
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@Triper (71)
• Portugal
20 Apr 10
Live life as there is no tomorrow while not doing crazy stuff. Share all the days with someone that you like. Srs, is not hard to be happy while what you're doing something nice that makes you say - I love what I do. Ofc people need also to know that there are times for all and not being all the day doing stuff that they like because people need to work to have money to survive to daily life, a house can't be full with air and joy. Money is needed to make it run but there is always some little actions that don't ask it and people can always do them in the weekends like community service =D Help people that need others attention.
• Philippines
20 Apr 10
we can only get true happiness within us.. no one can make us happy but ourself by accepting who we are,what we have and be contented with it.. you are the only one controlling your happiness.. you have two choices.. for example when you wake up you may choose to be happy and thank God for giving you another day.. or you can choose to be sad and ruin your whole day.. so what will you choose? just an advice.. when you wake up in the morning, face in the mirror smile and say thank you Lord for a wonderful day.. then it will start your day happy and all through out.. =)
@tankut78 (120)
• Turkey
1 May 10
thats probably one of the most important questions of humanity but i think its simply hormones. In earlier ages our knowledge of human psyche was very low so as an answer to this question we devoloped many theories some are philosophical but later we understood that it's just hormones.
@tankut78 (120)
• Turkey
23 Apr 10
antidepressants like prozac?
@eshaan (6193)
• India
23 Apr 10
according to me the biggest secret is not being attached to anything or anyone...if you are attached to someone and then you don't meet that person then u feel sad...if u have liking for something and that gets lost..u become sad...so have temporary attachment to everyone...that doesn't mean that your relations should be false...but don't keep any expectation from any relationship ..be happy !!!
• China
23 Apr 10
I think that happiness is simple .That is you need to keep a simple life style in you.Don't consider too much.Keep a positive attitude .Forget the things make you feel stress quickly and forgive the people who hurt you.Help others whenever you can.Keep in touch with your friends and your relatives often .Do the things which make you feel enrich.That you will find happiness is simple to you.
@dorannmwin (36698)
• United States
22 Apr 10
I think that one of the most important ingredients to being happy in your life is to be content with what you have. I am content with what I have in my life and because of that I am happy. The other ingredient that is very important in being happy in your life is that you need to have a good support system of friends and family. If there is not a good support system in your life, then I don't think that you can ever be happy.
@much2say (40034)
• United States
21 Apr 10
I remember my high school teacher telling us that you can't just be "happy" as that is such a general statement. He said you can be happy in different areas in your life: your job, your love life, your whatever . . . but no one is completely happy in every area of their life . . . so to ask if a person is happy, you have to say are you happy with XYZ . . . your job, your love life, etc etc. Anyway, that's what I think of when someone asks about happiness. Is there a formula? Probably not just one - and it wouldn't be the same for everyone. I say happiness has to come from within first. If you can find peace and satisfaction in yourself, you can radiate happiness from the inside out. Happiness won't stay long if it's coming from the outside . . . sooner or later the satisfaction will disappear.
@kun2349 (23475)
• Singapore
21 Apr 10
HAppiness is easy to achieve as long as one is not too greedy or overly ambitious.. haha =D Just learn to be contented with life, and those things we have right now, it will be good enough.. OR even better, be contented not to lose anything in life.. Cherish everything as if they are really important, but not to the extend of being possessive.. lol =D Simpe as it sounds to be, but doing it is not.. lol =D
• Bangalore, India
21 Apr 10
being happy in all time is not an easy job to do with but if we are sad then i have an idea to be in the neutral stage as i love to divert me from the sad thing and go in the happy path ...there are many things and in that .. 1. we have to go and talk with a happy person.. 2. we have to be diverted in a good way of playing a better game.. 3. we can change our mind in hobby like reading,listening to songs..,etc.. 4. the last way we have to think it is our fate.. and there is no other go and some say if we have the power to divert our mine we will live long in our life and i learn that from my parent even in younger days and so to me i am the happiest person in the world...have fun in what we loved to be with..so it is my best ..have fun..
@replyashu (747)
• India
21 Apr 10
no formula for happiness, the only thing is that remain happy and always look for it, you will find immense happiness in your vicinity itself.....
@Hatley (164507)
• Garden Grove, California
21 Apr 10
hi vine Abraham Lincoln once said this and I have found in my later years its really quite truth, man is usually as happy as he makes up his mind to be. In other words nobody can make us happy, we make ourselves happy or unhappy by the way we face things. I have known people who are really quite physically handicapped and yet they are always smiling and always positive, so happiness comes from within. I think that when you are happy,you are also content with whatever life has given you, so yes one makes ones own happiness. some really wealthy people are extremely unhappy as money does not buy true happiness. any emotion affects us in mind and nervous system and hormones as we are the whole of our parts.for example I am a diabetic type two who control my blood sugar with oral medications, If I let myself get stressed out my blood sugar will go way up and I have not ate anything, so stress affects our whole body. to me Happiness comes from being content with what you have, being grateful to your God for what you do have,not unhappy because of what you do not have.
@pratheep87 (1228)
• India
20 Apr 10
Hai friend To live a happy life trust your parents and your partners love and care. Also live happy with you have and dont fly with bid dreams that may disturb your minds but have some goal. Now just laugh Cheers
@SomeCowgirl (32270)
• United States
20 Apr 10
Happiness is being content with what you have, and believing you'll get what you want or need. It's the feeling one gets after great news, or happy times with family and friends. I don't think anyone can be happy all the time and if they are I think it's a bit unhealthy, after all we must have times when we're angry, upset or sad.
• India
20 Apr 10
Happiness for a person depends upon his own desires and expectations. If a person feels happy if he is rich, then in that case money will give him happiness. For a poor who yeilds for a good meal will be happy if he is provided with the best meael from a high class restaurant or wish to dress different varities of clothes. So its all upto the persons personal felling to make and keep him happy for ever.
@RobtheRock (2485)
• United States
20 Apr 10
Happiness is knowing that God is walking with you. Thus, everlasting happiness is being with God. How do I know? Because when I walk into a room or in line at a superstore like Meijers, and I get in line behind someone with a baby (of any race or economic status of parents), I feel the baby looking at me. And when I look at the baby, it seems to be jumping with glee. This makes me smile or goo goo at the baby and the baby jumps more and seems to be happy which makes me happy. That is a great feeling. Sometimes when I'm alone I have a great feeling come over me which makes me thankful for all God has given me. I'd be close to everlasting happiness when I could be assured that no child would be hurt in the world, that no older people, no women, no men would be hurt in the world for any reason. I don't see that happening in this world, so I'll stick with God's happiness.