The Art and Science of Being Happy by Leslie Villelli
Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “If the stars should appear only one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance…”
We would be ecstatic, delirious, in awe…don’t you think? No one would sleep that night, of course. We’d be infused with the vibration of celebration. Instead the stars come out every night, and we relate to them… how?
Hey, how are those New Year’s resolutions from a month or so ago doing? Funny thing about New Year's resolutions: If we really wanted that thing, why did we wait until January 1st to decide to have it? What if the day to make new things that we really want to happen in our lives was May 12? Or April 7? Or November 3? Or, or, or, OR what if it was any day?
HAPPY ON PURPOSE (H.O.P.) The Art and Science of Being Happy
It has been said that life gets fulfilled in relationship. When I first heard that, I immediately thought it meant, you know, marriage, partner, parents, children, etc. I thought it was all about people. But what if the sage who said it meant something that includes more, and maybe quite different, relationships too?