Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness right? Eh… maybe. Happiness is always with the next promotion, the bigger house, or the better car right? If I just had [insert desire here], I’d be happy. But the truth is, happiness doesn’t exist outside you. You always have the potential to be happy at every moment.
Why is being happy such a problem in the US? There are lots of reasons, but the main one is that we’ve been trained not to be. The constant hamster wheel of chasing happiness is what keeps the entire machine, AKA the economy as it’s designed, running. In reality, being happy is a mindset. No matter what your situation, you have the potential to be happy. It’s all in how you look at it. Let’s explore what happiness really is.