“Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you. But if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder…”
Henry David Thoreau
Is it fame? Is it high status? Is it a good reputation? Is it money or fortune? Is it that new big house or that amazing car? Maybe…
People have many hopes and dreams. Goals and needs.
Given that, we believe that once we get all that we want, we’re going to be happy. And even though that might give us a sense of pleasure, evidence to the contrary suggests that it’s not “stuff” that’s going to make us happy.
Indeed, history, science and real life experience shows us that lasting happiness comes from one single element. And this is what we’re going to talk about today.