Are you happier than before?

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  1. SeSharer profile image63
    SeSharerposted 9 years ago

    Life is better, but happiness is less.
    That's my life.

    I never feel so heavy pressure in my life till now. Sometime I really think I am not living for myself, but for many. ...

    What about yours?

    1. profile image49
      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I feel my life is but a routine, I get up go to work, eat, sleep and then repeat. The weekend is the same as the one before and by Sunday night my venetian blinds look like prison bars.

      People always say oh thank yourself lucky you could be living in squalor in a poor country. But have you ever noticed how some poor deprived communities actually are happier than us because they look out for each other.

      We now live in a selfish society and even the extended family no longer support each other anymore. As for living for myself, oh I wish !

    2. lisafwg01 profile image60
      lisafwg01posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Happier than before what?

      Personally, my life is a bit more of a struggle these days, but I can honestly say that I am truly and genuinely happy; perhaps for the first time.

  2. cindyvine profile image83
    cindyvineposted 9 years ago

    OK BC, I am serious now, you have to come for a visit, if only to soak in the sun of a different environment

    1. profile image49
      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      And I am being serious when I say I actually would !

      1. frogdropping profile image84
        frogdroppingposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        And yes badco, bugger off! Don't talk, do! Get gone. Cindy will make you company. Perhaps it will do you the world of good!

  3. apeksha profile image61
    apekshaposted 9 years ago

    No not now I was very happy but, I have broke up and not happy these days..any cure...plz
    neutral

    1. profile image49
      badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Looking at your new pic which I just love I have the perfect cure for you lol !

      1. apeksha profile image61
        apekshaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I love your pic also..pairates of carebian...etc...

    2. men are dorks profile image74
      men are dorksposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      come visit africa

      1. apeksha profile image61
        apekshaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Oh sure come online first we should plan to meet lats meet*******next week....
        smile
        wink

  4. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    Are you happier than before?

    As you haven't been specific, I shall interpret your question as I please ...

    ... and I'm just going to make a coffee, then have lunch. Afterwards, I shall return and inform you of whether I feel happier - or not big_smile

  5. profile image0
    Adam Bposted 9 years ago

    I used to live my life for only me until I had children, now I live for them and do as much as I can for them.  I still try to do thing for me such as perform and do shows, but most of my life has been changed so that I think about them first.  In doing that, it has made me a happier person.

    1. apeksha profile image61
      apekshaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Nice thoughts I have also gone through your hub father daughter relations ...Good
      :)keep it up...

    2. SeSharer profile image63
      SeSharerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, love makes us happy. I also love my families and my friends.

      What if there are just friends and families around us? And we don't need worry about foods, houses, cars, ... smile
      I am going to create a new Hub on this.

  6. Colebabie profile image59
    Colebabieposted 9 years ago

    I seriously am so happy and love my life. You all can hate me for it, I don't care! smile Some advice I would give to anyone is to change it up and have great balance!

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      Wadey101mposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad, I'm not that happy at the moment, but recent events explain that. I don't hate you for it, because I've been there, I know it's possible, and that's all I need! All I can say, is enjoy it!

  7. Nanny J.O.A.T. profile image71
    Nanny J.O.A.T.posted 9 years ago

    I would say in some ways I am happier - although the upheavals in my life for the last six months or more are enough to make grown men faint. Unemployment, bill collectors, repo'd car, daughter moved back in, and other relationship strains with my other half- they have all taken a toll. But through each, I remind myself that God(or your own personal diety!) never gives us more than we can handle.

    For each crisis, that we have gone through individually and as a family unit, we've all learned and grown from the experiences. I wouldn't trade them for anything, for without adversity, happiness is taken too much for granted.

  8. wychic profile image86
    wychicposted 9 years ago

    Personally, I am MUCH happier now that I was in the recent past. Granted, I was noticeably unhappy for a long time, but I finally got tired of it, got out of a bad relationship, and made way for better things to come along.

    As far as people being in a situation that once made them very happy but no longer does, I think the main cause could actually be boredom. When you're starting off in life there are so many things you want to achieve, goals to work for, found the man/woman who is "just perfect", etc. After years of working, you get that house you always wanted, the promotion at work, and so on and so forth. Once everything is perfect, what challenges are left? Finding new challenges can greatly enhance satisfaction -- if there are no immediate challenges to overcome in your life, consider donating some time. I have found an amazing level of fulfillment working at the animal shelter as well as making quilts for the local homeless shelter. Wherever you are, something needs help, and it has the very nice effect of improving your own mood as well as helping someone else.

  9. ripplemaker profile image81
    ripplemakerposted 9 years ago

    Yes I am happier.  And I'm grateful for that! big_smile

 
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