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What is happiness? Sometimes we think of it as an emotion, a fleeting feeling that can change from moment to moment. Other times we think of it as a reward that we experience when we accomplish something. If I get a promotion, if I get married, if I lose weight... then I will be happy. But how long does it last?
The truth is we are meant to experience happiness every day – not just when things are going right or we achieve a goal. Every person is meant to live a life of significant and lasting fulfillment. So how do we get there?
Here are 3 steps you can take right now to achieve more happiness:
Real happiness is not some mythic prize that we are meant to endlessly chase. Nor is it a brief burst of joy. Chasing happiness in the future will never make us happy in the present. You have the power to create your own lasting happiness, and it starts right now.