I wonder if successful people are really happy with their lives. Or if a very poor person can be truly happy. I have often heard other people defines happiness with success or success boils down to happiness, but if you really examine it closely, that is not the case so. Why did successful people like marilyn monroe, Prince Albert of Edinburgh, Vincent Van Gogh, among others, committed suicide? How can we be successful and at the same time happy?
I've been very poor, and I've done quite well. At both ends, I've been happy, but I've been happier when I've done well than when I've been poor. I'm just not capable of being happy all the time if I'm worried about how I'm going to feed my family.
Money can remove some of the obstacles to happiness, but it's not a magic solution.
Happiness isn't about success. Happiness is a state of mind, which is about having an understanding about the richness you gain everyday through living and those who have an influence on you to improve upon yourself. You can be happy with your life and what you have in your life without having success.
I think a happy person has discovered the key to success.
by Grace Marguerite Williams3 years ago
The topic of success is a highly contentious one. Many of us want and yearn to be successful. Well, that is not necessarily the case. Many of us only talk about success but oftentimes do...
by taylord084 years ago
Do you think happiness brings success or do you think Success brings happiness?
by Anne19 months ago
Where else do the amazing author's on Hubpages display their work? Considering Hubpages is very fragile at the moment, I am researching a split of my hubs to another site as an insurance against hub pages going down....
by Nell Rose5 months ago
I have had a Hub snipped according to my email, hub staff have improved it, images, low quality this and that. Trouble is they have taken every single photo out! its just a page of writing and looks really dull! The...
by Shadesbreath6 years ago
Ok, so, I've started this post several times over the last few weeks and keep deleting it. Maybe this time I'll get to the end and leave it up.I'm going to be writing another novel this summer (my fourth). ...
by angryelf3 years ago
Hey everyone! I was wondering how all of you newer hubbers are doing! Finding success? Learning the ropes? I wasn't really active until June or so myself; and have since put quite a few up. I'm up to 31 hubs currently,...
Copyright © 2016 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.