Happiness and Pleasure

Pleasure is a false god. Research shows that people who focus their energy on superficial pleasures end up more anxious, more emotionally unstable, and more depressed. Pleasure is the most superficial form of life satisfaction and therefore the easiest to obtain and the easiest to lose. And yet, pleasure is what’s marketed to us, 24/7. It’s what we fixate on. It’s what we use to numb and distract ourselves. But pleasure, while necessary in life (in certain doeses), isn’t, by itself, sufficient. Pleasure is not the cause of happiness; rather, it is the effect.

Mark Manson



Find joy in your work

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.

Arnold Toynbee


Being happy

If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.

Richard Bach


Let go of anger

Anger is never without reason, but seldom with a good one.

Benjamin Franklin


Being happy and determined

Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.

Jim Rohn


Be grateful

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.

Eric Hoffer


Being an optimist

I am an optimist. it does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill