Leading a happy life is not just about being in a cheerful mood all the time, but also about experiences of meaning and engagement. In order to get the most of your moods, you must learn to use them, rather than let them be determined by your external circumstances.
Meaning, along with mood and engagement, is one of the three elements of happiness. Meaning is all about recognizing interconnectedness and realizing you are a part of something bigger than yourself.
“I feel like I am in the crux of a personal transition… like I have been spinning without an axis.” Traveling on my last day of work as a management consultant, I wrote those words at 30,000 feet. Taking advantage of the fact that my emotions sit a little closer to the surface when I […]