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Leanna Walters

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What attributes lead to universal happiness?

We all have different values and priorities, but what are the parts of life that are essential to pure happiness? What are the most basic aspects of life that are necessary to be happy? What are universal characteristics that are important ensure a happy life, whether you're in a big city or remote tribe?

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  • Dec 8 2012: Above all things, satisfying is one of the essential parts for pure happiness. Satisfying, so to speak, with myself, what I have, people around me, and situation is the crucial aspect for happy life in my opinion. It doesn't mean we can settle for the present and don't need to progress at all. I'm just saying that we cannot reach true happiness if we attempt too much beyond our capabilities.

    I am happy when I do what I want to do. I guess everyone thinks like that, but we know that we must do many things we do not desire to do in life. Someone once told me that we should do nine things that we have to do for one thing that we want to do. Therefore, striking a balance between what we must do and what we want to do is also important for true happiness.

    I cannot define the word like "LOVE" and "PEACE,' which is abstract and invisible, but I am sure that such concepts are vital. It's hard to talk about it to me...

    Thank you for giving me the chance to think about this question:)
    Is there any motive or reason that makes you think about this question, if you don't mind me asking?
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      Dec 8 2012: Hello Bin Park:>)
      I agree with much of what you say. It sounds like you are also including gratitude?

      You write..."Someone once told me that we should do nine things that we have to do for one thing that we want to do".

      What happens when the things that we "have to do" are the same things that we "want to do"? Personally, I do what I love and/or love what I'm doing, so I have embraced this concept in my life experience. I totally agree that balance is ALWAYS helpful in the life adventure:>)

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