3 years, 10 months ago

so there isn’t anything wrong persay, in my life.
i have health and family and friends.
not really lacking any basic needs.
but i have this ongoing buzz of unhappiness going thru my head.
on occasion i find myself laughing or having a good time
but not like old times.
anyone feel like this….

March 16, 2011 at 10:03 pm

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Profile photo of Ace Ace (@ace7) 3 years, 10 months ago ago

Are you happy with what you’re contributing to the world?

Profile photo of  Anonymous (@) 3 years, 10 months ago ago

@somuch2say…this is the negative side of you attempting to bring you down…it’s job is to destroy you…the funny thing is…you created it to protect you from the negative outside world…unfortunately…you gave it too much of your power to it…now; you have the task of un-creating it…to do this…you have to go inside and clear it out…you do this by clearing your mind…as you clear your mind the emotions connecting to the thoughts will also be released…peace joy happiness love will return to you :D

good luck :D

Profile photo of Michael Michael (@mike) 3 years, 10 months ago ago

I think happiness ultimately comes from within. The habit of happiness must be intrinsically developed over time, it can be cultivated within the self. Also I don’t think happiness should depend solely on external events or circumstances as external pleasures can be fleeting and brief. In becoming more aware of your conscious and subconscious thought processes, as well as learning how to better regulate and control these processes, the habit of being happy can then start to form through your intent. We all have tremendous potential located within our subconscious self, we can radically change the way we think and perceive things through practice and learning. This all of course is a journey and takes time, I’ve only just started mine. I highly recommend reading(or audiobook) “The New Psycho Cybernetics” by Dr. Maxwell Maltz. Jordan had recommended it in the “What book(s) have influenced you the most?” thread.

Profile photo of Alex Eastman Alex Eastman (@alex) 3 years, 10 months ago ago

I feel the same way sometimes CJV… Its just an overall sense of “I’m not doing this world any good being here.” Its awful, and at times all-consuming. :/ I am sorry, because I think I know where you are coming from.
I used to be happy, but for the last few years I have been too uptight. I feel nervous about what everyone thinks (dumb, I know but still,) but this site has REALLY helped :) The meditation and clearing my mind has done wonders on how tightly-wound I am usually.

Profile photo of Syn.Ther. Syn.Ther. (@luna) 3 years, 10 months ago ago

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

Profile photo of Maureen Anne Satana Maureen Anne Satana (@blackcat143) 3 years, 10 months ago ago

i think everyone has it within… and mine?? Hmmm, i slowly KILL it..
i feels like your also killing half of thySELF, but this PAIN will also be the one
that going to LET uFEEL, yourBLOOD is running EXACTLY the WAY you
WANT it..
@Mr Alex Eastman, lol
Chill man!! just DEFINE who are (think your all ready know it)
and everything will be “okie”… wait, no!! GREAT!! hehe
and jEEez, your smart right? for sure u can handle what people
thinks about you,, Make them TURN AROUND, SweEtie… =D

OVER Rating “YOU should LOVE the PAIN whether
uLIKE it NOT… that is if you DON’T WANT it to CONTROL over U…
as what I’ve HEARD from “HUMANS” love never CONTROLS,
but SAD to say, they FREAKING love SARCASM…

Profile photo of Bryan Hellard Bryan Hellard M (@xyver) 3 years, 10 months ago ago

Ok I hate to sound like an ass, but Maureen, every time i see you type like that I imagine someone talking and shouting every few words. Its equal parts annoying and hilarious.

@CJV, Go on an adventure! Get some thrills back in your life.

Profile photo of Martijn Schirp Martijn Schirp A (@martijn) 3 years, 10 months ago ago

I agree Bryan, it would be nice if you could use a more proper/neat/decent way of expressing yourself Maureen, the meaning is often lost now and my eyes bleed when I try to read it.

@CJV Ask yourself this, do you think you need to gain anything you don’t already have right now to be happy? Because, if you desire something to become happy, how do you know you don’t desire something else or more once you obtained the first desire? As long as you have the feeling of desire you can’t feel complete.

Profile photo of Maureen Anne Satana Maureen Anne Satana (@blackcat143) 3 years, 10 months ago ago

Ouch, thats really hurt//
okie big brothers, affirmative :))

Profile photo of Katy Katy (@katyisawesome) 3 years, 9 months ago ago

I just can’t ever find out what will really make me happy. Right now in my life I’m pretty much right in the middle. Half of the time I feel happy but half of the time I have this horrible feeling in my chest that I don’t really know how to explain. It just hurts a little and makes it hard to breath. Deep breaths sometimes help but I still wish it would just go away for good.

Profile photo of mario mario (@mario82) 3 years, 9 months ago ago

Happiness is a warm blanket.

It sounds like you are carrying a weight on your heart

Profile photo of Julian Julian (@mingus) 3 years, 9 months ago ago

Keep in mind that you don’t have to be happy all the time, accept that feelings that are contrary to happiness are frequent and they always will be, but that’s what makes life worth living. The downs make the ups that much better.

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