Monday, October 29

What Makes A Person Happy ?

Remember the times when you were a kid and so carefree that everything is simply beautiful in the world?

Have one pondered on where moments like these have gone?

Usual responses to this could be due to studies, work, additional responsibilities and the list goes on, but have we subconciously allowed it to rob us of our joy?

So, what are the factors that makes a grown-up happy?

Here are some random reasons that crossed my mind :

1. For some (or maybe most of us), its money!

Somehow we think we could buy ourselves everything we ever wanted and be happy, but then the greed for money has turned many people's lives from fantasy into a nightmare.

2. Spending quality time with your loved ones & friends.

This is quite true as a new psychology movement says the happiest people surround themselves with family and friends. Nothing beats the love and warmth of a family.

3. FoodHaving a good meal has proven time and time again (esp. in our land) that we are a bunch of happy and noisy people when we're at the dining table.

Beyond all this random factors that contributes to one's happiness, sometimes its not the huge things that matters, but the smaller details in life, like a cup of Starbucks Rasberry Ice-Blended, that did wonders by being able to keep one at the top of the world for more than a day and grinning from ear to ear.

Never did it cross my mind that somethin' small like this would enable me to witness the sweetest smile that's simply priceless and amazing.

Something that's so pure, sincere and child-like joy emerged from that babyface. Her eyes sparkled like the brightest stars on a dark night and the joy that fills her heart feels as beautiful as one watches a rainbow that comes after the rain with the beaming sun that brings a feeling of both warmth and serenity.

That's happiness in its purest form.

1 comment:

Jon Chu said...

looking at your food pics made me hungry.

dad, when are you going to bring me - your son - out for food?