Happiness is in contentment
On Thanksgiving Sunday my pastor talked about being grateful and its advantages in religion and science (philosophy). I was so excited to do more research in science because I’m passionate about physiology and psychology.
I realized most of us are never satisfied with little accomplishment.
We always want more and more dirtying where we have come from and we forget to be grateful for the little things.
I believed that if I just had achieved all of my goals on time I will be the happiest woman on earth, but what is real happiness that we have been dying to find?
We believe that people and things (money) will complete us.
we will never be satisfied based on things and achievements because we are not set to be content, we will always want more and more and the question is are you grateful for who you are or what you have?
Grateful people have Self-control that helps to be focused and disciplined, to persist and to achieve what is best in terms of health, wealth and well-being for a long-term period.
Happiness is like a treasure hidden in your own body. While we spend years and years to find it outside. It takes courage and maturity to realize that we do not need all of that, it is proven that being grateful lead to a healthy life, well-being, and long-term happiness.
Gratitude is believed and recognized by philosophers; such as Cicero, Seneca, and Adam Smith, religious and spiritual (Christianism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism and in science).
It was supported by many Philosophers in the early 2000s, and they all believe that grateful people lived with a peaceful mind. They are less stressed and depressed.
Gratitude is a positive emotion not just an act of being thankful, is accepting and appreciating others and ourselves.
I had the pleasure of spend time with my loved ones on Thanksgiving weekend, I am and will be eternally grateful.
Cheers to life with less stress, without insomnia and true and long-term happiness.