Our feelings are the result of the stories we tell ourselves. . .Change your story - change your feelings - change your life!
* By happiness, I mean serenity, contentment, peacefulness, joy, and my favorite word: ataraxy which means "a state of tranquility, free from emotional disturbance and anxiety." Psychology measures 'life satisfaction.' One measure of happiness is being able to say, "I love my life."
Did you know that happier people. . .Are healthier and live longer, have more friendships, are more productive, more creative and moregenerous and have more fun?Happiness is not a result of what happens to us, it is a result of the stories we tell ourselves about what happens to us.Our happiness*, and unhappiness, is a result of those stories, which together create our attitudes and belief systems. Those attitudes create the framework through which we see the world, creating a self-perpetuating system. We are often unaware of our assumptions about ourselves and life, yet they control how we feel and the choices we make.The Path to Happiness will help you learn to: •Identify the stories you tell yourself•Determine if they serve you•Propose other stories you could choose to tell yourself, that would lead to different feelings•Identify what you can't change in your environment, so you can stop trying to change things not in your control•Identify what you can change in your life, so that you can take action to be happier