The Idea of Cause and Effect
The dream of most people is to live a happy peaceful life, but how many people achieve this. Indeed an important starting point could be deciding the things that would allow you to be happy. The idea that we are creating everything that comes into our life could also be something that needs to be considered. It has been said that the idea of “cause and effect” may be having a profound effect on your life. This is based on the concept that the things that you do will affect the things that happen in your life. So how can you find happiness and live a peaceful life?
The Idea that Money Brings Happiness
Can money bring happiness? If you look at the lives of many people who have gain wealth in abundance you could find that their lives may not appear as happy as you would assume. The media might suggest the idea that having a beautiful home and an expensive car as the thing that will bring happiness. But could it be a fact that this could be a great illusion, It could be a fact that happiness does not come from material things. Indeed if you look at small children, they may tend to play with the box that the new toy came in instead of the box.
The Idea that the Ideal Partner Brings Happiness
Most people are looking for the Mr or Mrs Right is something else that is thought to bring happiness. But it could be a fact that the ideal partner does not exist. Also the idea of another person bringing you happiness may be an illusion. So if material things and the perfect partner will not bring you the happiness that you desire, then what can be found to bring you the happiness that you desire? The idea of perfect career or ideal job could also be thought of a pathway to finding true happiness. But this too could also be found to be an illusion that does not bring happiness.
Could Happiness Be From a State of Mind
The idea that happiness comes from external things could prove to be unfounded. If this is true then where is the source of true happiness, and where can happiness be found. Could the search for true happiness be found inside of you? Could happiness be found inside your mind? There are people who spend time in meditation, it could be said that meditation can bring you inner peace. People have commented that meditating has led to a reduction in stress. Indeed it has been associated with the development of mental abilities. So could meditation be one of the keys to finding true happiness.
M G A Brown © 11/11/11