Tips on How to be Happy
Buddhist Master, Sogyal Rinpoche, believes Stillness is happiness.
Professor Tal Ben Shahar, lecturer in positive psychology at Harvard University, who I recently interviewed at the Mind and Its Potential conference in Sydney, believes happiness can be created in the brain by sustained reframing. He keeps a gratitude diary listing the good things that happen to him each day; including his “blessings” such as a healthy family. His diary gives him a sense of meaning and lessons learned. He believes lasting happiness comes from realising the positives in the negatives and accepting our failures with grace. “Babies don’t just walk. They need to keep falling down, then they walk.”
“Babies don’t just walk. They need to keep falling down, then they walk.”