If You Want To Be Happy, Find Something To Be Happy About

As I scan the news in my RSS reader, and Google News, I see that there is so much unhappiness in the world. When I pick something to watch on Netflix or YouTube, I often come across videos about suffering. When I peruse Facebook or Twitter, I see yet more suffering. So much suffering, so little joy.

Everyone wants to be happy, but they seem to lack the skills to know how to be happy. Most of us are raised to believe certain myths about happiness:

  • Other people make me happy.