Getting happiness through adjustments.

@deserve40 (1643)
India
October 11, 2010 1:00am CST
Everyone is looking for happiness in the life. However, some do get the same inspite of having almost everything available in the life. The wish for more and more things, wealth and happiness goes on increasing every time. However, there are some people who do not have too many things with them but are still very happy. Perhaps they have learnt to make adjustments and so they are happy. So do you think that by making some adjustments in life happiness can be gained?
5 responses
• Philippines
12 Oct 10
Happiness can be achieved when we received everything we asked and wanted for. A balance with needs and wants. Material things can make us happy but what can really make us real happy is emotional and spiritual fulfillment. We should get what our heart desire then we can be happy enough even without the material things we want. But if we can have both why not? Hehe.
@deserve40 (1643)
• India
15 Oct 10
If we can achieve everything we want then naturally we will feel happy. However, the problem arises when we are not able to get something that we want and at that time some sort of adjustments are required to be done. Ofcourse emotional and spiritual fulfillment will bring the happiness without any doubts but such fulfillment is not so easy to achieve when the whole world is behind the material things.
@gelay07 (589)
• Philippines
11 Oct 10
It is a never ending cycle of humans. we always look things to make us happy. that is nature of humans i think. we never get contented on things we have, we always look for other means to satisfy our happiness. They say, this is healthy because if you're contented or have no more drive you tend to get stagnant. sometimes, there are instances you will not be able to get what you want or desired to happen. that's when things get complicated bec. you tend to get depress and your drive to go on in life would put aside. it happens to me all the time but i do get away with it. Its a matter of facing life in a more realistic way coz you tend to see the real picture instead of pretending. there are certainly major adjustments i had to make in order to find myself happy.
@deserve40 (1643)
• India
13 Oct 10
Well, I think that the meaning of being contended is different for different people. As a matter of fact, contentment should not be taken as stagnation in efforts to achieve better results. It does not mean that we stop trying to get better things because we are contended with whatever we have. Rather than just staying where you are, you have to make efforts to get more and more but evenif you are not successful, it should not make you feel unhappy because you feel happy with the amount of efforts you have put in to achieve your goal.
• Philippines
11 Oct 10
happiness could not be acquired in always asking for more.... you can have happiness when you have contentment in your heart.... yes, adjustments is the key, you have to adjust yourself that what you have is the best for you and you should not be asking for more.... find contentment in your and and right then you can find true happiness with it...
@deserve40 (1643)
• India
13 Oct 10
Ofcourse...! contentment is also one more thing which helps to get the happiness in our life. We are happy with what we have and so anything that is not our belonging will not bother us too much and we will not feel that we are not capable enough to gain it. We know that what we have is the best thing for us and that is why there is no need to think of what we don't have. If we realise that something is beyond our reach, we should adjust our goals and then try to gain the newly set goals which are more practical. So adjustments and contenment are two important means to gain happiness.
@amelialsc (162)
• Malaysia
11 Oct 10
I believe so that making adjustment in life, happiness can be gained. I do not want to have everything in the world without an effort. I want to achieve things with some hardships, some teamworks, some ups and down and some tears in making it come true. I am happy that at time when I make adjustment, I discover new challenges, new people, new attitude and new atmosphere. Believe it or not, making adjustment cannot equate for settling for the minimum because it is just not the same. =)
@deserve40 (1643)
• India
13 Oct 10
Well said friend.... getting anything without efforts will not give us enough joy. If there are ups and downs as well in our lives, we will try to adjust ourselves and will never has that sad feelings for not having few things which others do have. This type of attitude will help us a lot in getting happiness as we will understand that few things we don't have because we have not done enough efforts to gain those things. Thanks for responding.
• United States
12 Oct 10
i think happiness is an adjustment. it is an adjustment to your attitude. you can only be happy if you choose to be happy. everyone has choices in life, along with whether to be happy or sad. when you get up in the morning you can decide to be happy and choose to have a great day or you can decide to be unhappy and and choose to be sad. the decision is individually decided upon