Happiness … an endless searching?

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Most wishes are for happiness. Most people say that they are seeking happiness. But the truth is that when we talk about happiness, are we really aware of the nature of this feeling?

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Motivation • Can happiness be learned?

Recently I found an inspirational quote about happiness that pushed me to think and search for something that I was not aware of. Can happiness be learned?  

It’s so obvious that we spend a lot of time in our lives about learning various things in order to be educated, to have a job, to optimize our conditions of living, to gain new skills, to make money. But, do we consider important to learn how to be happy? Sometimes I feel that everyone waits for the life conditions or others to make him happy. On the contrary, most of the experts and researchers in relevant books and articles about happiness agree in one thing; that happiness is something we can cultivate on our own. “Neuroscientist Richard Davidson On How Happiness Can Be Learned” at huffingtonpost.com suggests that learning how to be happy doesn’t differ from other skills’ practicing, like learning to play a music instrument or engage a sports activity.

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86th birth anniversary of Andy Warhol!

Follow me on Facebook • Google+ • Bloglovin’ By Kightlinger, Jack E., White House photo [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Painter, printmaker, filmmaker, photographer, philosopher, all-round celebrity, Andy Warhol is one of the most influential and controversial artist of the 2Oth century. Yesterday was the 86th anniversary of his birth. He was born on August 6th, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he lived his childhood with his family. His parents, poor and hard-workers, were immigrants from Slovakia.  From my teens, I’ve always found his work so avant-guard, interesting and eye-catching. And, recently I read one of his biographies that it was so intriguing, like his … Continue reading 86th birth anniversary of Andy Warhol!