Category Archives: Happiness

We are what we repeatedly do

If we say we are a writer, but we do not write every day, we are not a writer. If we say we are kind, but we treat people thoughtlessly and commit a thousand small, unintentional cruelties, we are not kind. If we say we are open and honest, but present a glittering facade on […]

Are you happy?

The other day I was talking with a friend about the problem of happiness. Not that being happy is a problem. But so many people I know aren’t happy, and that (to them, at least) is a problem. Whether it’s a problem for me, too, depends on whether I choose to make it one. I know […]