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Aidan Talcott

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What is something you do that makes you genuinely happy?

I want to know what makes you happy. An activity or something of that sort. Something you always look forward to and that you could see yourself doing all the time. If this thing is NOT your job, then I am curious to find out your reasoning of why it is not. I'll read and respond to all answers. I'm a 18 year old kid about to go into college and responding would really help me out. Thanks.

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    May 5 2013: Fix something that didn't work.

    I'm an electronics technician and that's my job.

    When I do it well, I'm happy. When I do it poorly, I'm sad.

    Happiness is not some condition that just sits there continuously.

    You have to constantly re-create it, over and over.

    If you are sad (or happy) without doing anything obvious to create that, then you are nevertheless doing something to create that. Not all the things we do are we fully aware of. I learned that from LRH.

    Another thing that makes me happy is to study the work of someone who obviously wanted to help others through his writings (or lectures). In a sense that is also fixing something (my ignorance) that was causing malfunctions.

    I recommend the writings and lectures of Hubbard. Maybe studying them would make you happier, too.

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