SRS Post your 5 keys to happiness in life

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  1. Impossibles

    Impossibles OT loves cats, hates blacks, loves queers

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    I'm in a bad place these days. I have a good job, I just recently bought my first home, I have a girlfriend of 4 years that I live with.

    But I don't feel happy lately. I need a kick in the ass.
     
  2. remike

    remike the second coming

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    Start working out or another hobby?
     
  3. G-n-P

    G-n-P New Member

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    1. challeng myself
    2. do what I need to do to get perspective
    3. don't depend
    4. never stop learning
    5. do whatever it takes to not become jaded and bitter

    sorry if those ren't what you are looking for but that is how I get by
     
  4. Fearan

    Fearan Guest

    This should be in the asylum, but whatever.

    I find that learning about myself and my close friends and the world, realizing how lucky I am to be where I'm at and having an overall positive attitude towards life allows me to be "happy". But happiness is such a difficult thing to define, and true happiness I believe is only found through enlightment of "something". We can only be as happy as how enlightened we are about life, the universe and everything.
     
  5. adam007

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    finding people who are worse off and either feeling their pain or somehow making it worse should help
     
  6. RyeBread

    RyeBread If you tell the truth you don't have to remember a

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    1 & 2 are in my arms
    http://www.usol.com/~carpaydm/temp/145-4564_IMG.JPG <- big pic

    3) my wife (most of the time :p )

    4) accomplishing a task that is meaningful (helping a friend, or stranger with something, or constructing something, like a planter box, deck, shed, etc)

    5) making other people happy through spontaneous acts of friendship & kindness
     
  7. Elektra

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    1.live for the day there might not be another
    2.never stop trying something new
    3.surround myself with achievers(not overachievers just peeps that do what they say they're gonna do instead of sitting on their asses)
    4.overcome my fears
    5.stop and be aware and savour the moment(focus on the good stuff)
     
  8. Darketernal

    Darketernal Watch: Aria The Origination =)

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    1.love
    2.love
    3.love
    4.love
    5.love

    And helping others will give you happyness. Love and help others. Love is supreme.
     
  9. Toasty

    Toasty Naked people have little or no influence on societ

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    There-in lies the key. :bigthumb:
     
  10. JordanClarkson

    JordanClarkson OT Supporter

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    1. Love yourself
    2. Forgive others
    3. Have responsibilities
    4. Have a support group
    5. Be physically active
     
  11. Peyomp

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    1) Creative Outlet
    2) Exercise
    3) Healthy Food
    4) Intimate Partner
    5) Not Much Other Stuff (un-materialistic)

    Thats it. Simple. Happy.

    IDB.
     
  12. RyeBread

    RyeBread If you tell the truth you don't have to remember a

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    one finger? or two?

    /me ducks and runs
     
  13. crazy_coupe_lady

    crazy_coupe_lady New Member

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    Take a step back and look at what you have. It sounds like you've done well in life. I get that feeling alot as well, that my life only looks good on paper, but that I'm not truly happy. I was griping about that feeling to a good friend and she said "ok, pick one thing to change, what would it be". I couldn't think of anything (except my job, maybe). It really helped to take a new perspective. I also agree that doing something that makes you feel good will help, be it excercise, cooking, auto mechanics, whatever. Something for you.
     
  14. RyeBread

    RyeBread If you tell the truth you don't have to remember a

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    with few exceptions, I find that the more I do for others, the better I feel about myself.

    some of the exceptions tho, are related to self improvement. physical activity, eating healthy or learning something new.

    I like that friend of yours tho. duly noted for myself when I'm feeling down as well. :bigthumb:
     
  15. Spandexia

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    5 Happy Things!

    I'll tell you the 5 things in life u need to be a happy little hobo!!
    1.The Beatles and Simon and Garfunkel. This babes will make ur day full of sunshine and pope like happyness. I dont know how ppl live without listening to them at least once a day. its like a great mystery of the world. its like, where is the lost world of atlantis.
    2.Walk your dog every day. If i couldnt walk my dog everyday, i would cry. i need to. It makes me smile. my dog is so cute, and fat. well not fat, she's voluptuous. and if you dont have a dog, walk your cat. walking my cat is fun to. he's a better guard dog then my dog. and if you dont have a cat or dog, no wonder ur sad. get one. they make ur day.
    3.drink pina coladas. they make me happy!! weee just thinking about it makes me smile. and if u dont like them, well what the hell is wrong wiht you?! ur like, a michael jackson kinda freak!! so if u dont like them listen to that song.. "If you like Pina Coladas, and getting caught in the rain, If your not into yoga, If you have half a brain..." thats a great song.
    4. Watch happy movies! watch, "Pretty Woman", thats so great. And watch the movie "Black and White" with Elijah Wood. That movie was ooo funnee. And watch "Napoleon Dynamite" that made me laugh soo hard. Kip is a looker. Watch "A Hard Days Night" that was soo pretty and fun. And watch "Purple Rain" i think thats what its called. Prince. I love Prince. How come Prince and Jacko never got together and made music?!! WTF?! they would have made very sexxy music together. AfricVille oh AfricVille!!
    5.Look at pretty pictures. Look at funnee things. like, look at these pics, they make my day. :greddy: :drool: :cocked: :mepoke: :werd: :gaysex: :drama: :lockd: :run: :gfight:
     
  16. Shawn_hi

    Shawn_hi I have no life.

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    friends, money, sex, drugs, rock n' roll
     
  17. Peyomp

    Peyomp New Member

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    As the Baron of Benaulim, I declare my list superior.

    Seriously, IDB with #4 is actually number 6.
     
  18. crazy_coupe_lady

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    Excellent!
     
  19. chica&buddies

    chica&buddies Active Member

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    :rofl: :rofl: that freakin cracks me up... i love that song. :rofl:
     
  20. Z PYRATE

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    I want it all, money, fast cars, diamond rings, gold chains, and champagne.

    Money makes the world go 'round...so I just need alot of it, the rest comes along with it.

    Those who say money can't buy happiness just don't know where to shop.
     
  21. dave steel

    dave steel My Kung Fu is the best.

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    My personal 5 keys in my life that make me happy are:

    1. My faith in God
    2. Family and friends
    3. My pets - especially the dogs. Imagine the interactions of an arrogant snotty little Pug and a Doberman who is a total goofball.
    4. Appeciation for what I have - I don't have it all, but I have more than I feel I deserve.
    5. Staying organized and on top of things - a place for everything, and everything in its place...this allows for free time and peace of mind that if I need to find something, I know exactly where it is. I also do things when I see they need to be done. I used to put off alot of things, but it only made things harder to deal with later on.
     

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