Bursting a water bubble is happiness for a child.
Having a crush smile at you is happiness for a teenager.
Getting your first salary is happiness for an adult.
Holding a new born baby is happiness for parents.
But all those happy moments are just temporary.
What about after the bubble has bursts? Your crush has stopped smiling and moved on, you’ve spent your first salary and the kids grow up to be annoyingly chatty and expensively demanding. What is happiness then?
The definition or the idea maybe different for each one of us.
I ask this question frequently to myself and wander what it would be like to be completely happy and not temporary happiness?
Is happiness a state of being satisfied; spiritually and physically?
Albert Camus once said and I quote, “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking at the meaning of life.”
That is exactly what I have been doing. Trying to grasp the meaning of life and what happiness consists off but alas!!!
Is happiness getting to do what you wish? Or is it just the exact opposite of sadness? Is it same as satisfaction? What is happiness? What is ?
I know, happiness is nothing but a question mark!
Note from the author:
You know those frustrating days when we lose sight of what we are going to do and where we are headed in life. Everybody has had such a day.
This article was one useful byproduct of such an useless day. If any of you have had such thoughts or have your own take on happiness please do leave a comment.