So what makes you happy?

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  1. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 13 years ago

    With so much to complain about and negative comments in the forums, i thought we could try to change the mindset a bit and have people post what makes them happy.
    happiness is  a state of mind,no matter what the circumstances are.
    Seeing a beautiful sunset, is one thing that makes me happy.
    how about you?

    1. Tina Kachan profile image61
      Tina Kachanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Making money on Hubapges lol

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image62
      prettydarkhorseposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      sunset yes, after I cooked I am happy, cooking makes me happy. I am happy most of the time, sunrise and flowers, arranging them.

    3. profile image0
      CollBposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      A nice sunny warm weather with no flies or beetles about; less transport on the roads - some days it's really nice using the public transport and I feel really happy when I get home, relaxed and feeling I've journeyed home in one piece.  Reading hubbers' hubs - the majority of hubs are extremely useful and informative.

  2. rebekahELLE profile image84
    rebekahELLEposted 13 years ago

    I was thinking of this yesterday.. a good vibes thread.

    I think happiness comes from within, how we see our world, our lives. [I wonder sometimes if people want to be happy.. there is so much unhappiness in the world.]

    Today, the rainy morning is beautiful, watching a ladybug on a leaf, accomplishing a simple goal for the morning.. smile

  3. CARIBQUEEN profile image62
    CARIBQUEENposted 13 years ago

    Relating to people in a positive manner and what really makes me happy, is bringing a smile to someone's face.

    1. tsmog profile image84
      tsmogposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I second that

  4. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 13 years ago

    Good nutrition which, among other things, bumps up your blood sugar.

  5. Daniel Carter profile image62
    Daniel Carterposted 13 years ago

    Sex and money.

    1. rebekahELLE profile image84
      rebekahELLEposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      lol come on Daniel, don't you want some lasting happiness??

  6. Laura du Toit profile image73
    Laura du Toitposted 13 years ago

    Spending time with the most important people in my life - my children and grandchildren.

  7. Joy56 profile image67
    Joy56posted 13 years ago

    food, all kinds of food, i am never miserable when eating.

    1. GrantGMcgowan profile image59
      GrantGMcgowanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Watching TV and eating smile

  8. profile image0
    Motown2Chitownposted 13 years ago

    Laughing babies, hugs, waking up to sunshine and not an alarm clock, the sound of waves hitting a beach (ocean or lake, either way), coming home at the end of the work day, and surprising my husband.  Those all do it for me. smile

  9. Eaglekiwi profile image73
    Eaglekiwiposted 13 years ago

    Hearing from my sons and talking for ages about trivial to serious stuff!
    Laughing with family members over nostalgic memories.

    People being kind to one another.
    Strangers stopping to chat or pay a compliment.

    Good coffee-Good chocolate,.

    A flavorful greasy hot burger ,after shopping and finding pants that fit lol

    Freshly laundered sheets..hmm..snuggly and clean.

    A good nights sleep.

    Laughter. Friends. Spring. Curious animals.

    Hubby in a positive mood.

    Unexpected good news.

  10. Teylina profile image61
    Teylinaposted 13 years ago

    Rebekah, I think Daniel thinks those are lasting, poor fella! Your first comment helped me back on track tonight, though; thanks. In fact, think I'll quit drop out and start hubbing. I can vent because this question's so on target, and answers provoking! Knew there was a reason I hit the Hangout. Now, will somebody tell me where the bar is? Kidding. Our differences as to what makes us happy is one reason we're all here!

    1. rebekahELLE profile image84
      rebekahELLEposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      The thread caught my eye this morning because I was thinking of this happiness topic yesterday while reading. I think often that humans make happiness unattainable, or some sort of pursuit, a gleaming dream in the distance. I had to go back to read my initial post, yes.. I'm glad it helped. I also wrote about it in one of my hubs a while ago.  Enjoy your writing. smile

  11. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 13 years ago

    well there doesn't seem to be many happy people; do we like to be grumpy and complain?
    lol wink

  12. Greek One profile image63
    Greek Oneposted 13 years ago

    My wife's touch,
    My son's smile,

    and the...

  13. TamCor profile image80
    TamCorposted 13 years ago

    I love waking up on the mornings that my husband doesn't have to go to work, and knowing we have the whole day ahead of us to be together...

    I love my kids and grandkids soooo much, but I also love that we're done with the child-rearing stage of life, and can now focus on US!!!  It's really a special time of life for Tom and I... smile

  14. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 13 years ago

    it's nice to see some hubbers who can appreciate the little things in life and find some happiness...
    happiness is a mindset and one has to be determined to be happy or not....big_smile

  15. profile image0
    mtsi1098posted 13 years ago

    I am just happy with my life and family...It does not hurt when my sports teams win and I receive unexpected cash and my grilling turns out great smile

  16. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 13 years ago

    big_smile wink

  17. tritrain profile image69
    tritrainposted 13 years ago


    Many of us take it for granted.

  18. tsmog profile image84
    tsmogposted 13 years ago

    waking up in the morning , , ,from then on everything is a breeze

  19. Ben_Anderson profile image61
    Ben_Andersonposted 13 years ago

    I love that warm feeling you get when you publish a hub, wake up the next day, and to find out someone's left you a sweet comment.

    It's what got me interested in Hubpages, my goal is to strive for a wide readership.

    I love my readers!

  20. Jonathan Janco profile image60
    Jonathan Jancoposted 13 years ago

    Regarding life in general: when I can provide something positive, that is also intangible or abstract, for someone I care about.

    Regarding Hubpages: when I'm on the forums and can unite people around a common idea or purpose amidst the endless postings that smell of abuse and insults.

  21. jessicab profile image60
    jessicabposted 13 years ago

    Living stress free, but that is  hard to do.


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