“Dad, I am not happy.” She exclaimed, “That can’t be possible my dear, why have you decided to ‘pretend’ that you are not happy?” I gently asked… “You promised to buy me a ball gown but till now you haven’t.” She whined. “Onh!”, I pulled her close to myself, cuddled her and promised: “We shall get it for you when we go shopping this weekend — cross my heart dear”. As I watch her face lit with joy after my assurance, she ran to her mum in excitement to relay the ‘good’ news… I wondered, Could the true nature of Happiness be a consequence of gratification?
To be fair, I am also guilty of this mentality at times. Inspired by these exchange of thoughts between my daughter and I, I was drawn into a deep contemplation – How/when did the illusion of seeking H
The quality or condition of being happy is an essential ingredient of Life that is needed to be deeply understood considering the fact that m
It is an irony that the constant search for this essential ingredient of Life is indeed the major cause of misery!
Happiness is simply a state of well-being emphasized by a certain level of an exuberance of Life energies happening within you.