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How do you keep yourself busy and happy?

  1. Deepak Chaturvedi profile image70
    Deepak Chaturvediposted 5 years ago

    How do you keep yourself busy and happy?

  2. sunkentreasure profile image75
    sunkentreasureposted 5 years ago

    THE SPARKLE OF LIFE By BERNARD LEVINE

    Bring more joy into your life

    Take time for yourself to do the things you love

    Experience the joy of making something beautiful

    Follow your dreams.

    If your heart is longing to live life for what is true and real

    If you would like to feel a deep inner fulfillment with absolute truth within

    The quality of a richer life is in the stillness of your soul.

    Open your heart to the sounds of nature’s music

    Be grateful for all the good in life

    Make someone feel especially loved today

    Feel the holiness of God.

    Connect with what is truly important in this life

    Let your heart draw its strength and joy from God

    Like a tiny seed it bids the response of your whole heart

    to receive you, complete you and give you purpose and meaning.

    Create a new life for yourself

    Walk with gratitude

    Become a network of love and restore your life wholly

    Live in harmony with the universe

    With God all things are possible

    Cherish your life.

    ©Bernard Levine

  3. sunilkunnoth2012 profile image31
    sunilkunnoth2012posted 5 years ago

    I keep myself busy and happy by reading, writing, listening music and travelling.

  4. okno profile image69
    oknoposted 5 years ago

    For me, reading the Bible, praying, reading other Christian books or literature or trade books  and writing, keeps me busy and happy.

  5. Juliet Christie profile image71
    Juliet Christieposted 5 years ago

    I always give myself different projects  to do, projects  in which the end results make me and other individuals happy.

    I am retired and should be bored or something .No way I have started a new  Health project as a  Health Missionary.:teaching individuals to use natures health laws   to stop, prevent  or reverse lifestyle diseases. I am having a ball .

    I learn new things every day ,I start a new website at http:/wwwjicmcenter.com .Here i publish some of the natural ways of looking at and treating  lifestyle diseases.There is so much to learn and to pass on..

    I open a little treatment room at my home .I give full body and back massage to relieve stress for individuals  who  need a little pampering.

    I also do a little nutritional counseling and may suggest some home remedies  for mild health problems like flu and colds  etc  I sell herbs and a few nutrition products. on a very very small scale nothing to stress me.

    Over all  I am busy, I  do not miss my  original job.and I am really happy.From my new project my health has been greatly  improved. Wooh ! wooh !  I am happy

  6. cam8510 profile image94
    cam8510posted 5 years ago

    I am happy when I interact with other thinking people.  In my experience, the most thoughtful people are writers.  When my brain is busy chewing on new ideas or new insights into old ideas, I am most content.  Other than that, taking time to enjoy being outdoors, hiking, kayaking and fishing, makes me very content.  Thanks for the thoughtful question.

  7. Beata Stasak profile image83
    Beata Stasakposted 5 years ago

    By working in the job I am still enthusiastic about after twenty years, by studying new skills to use in my new volunteering commitments, by looking after the farm where I live and the wild animals I share the environment with, by raising my family, by sharing my creative skills with fellow readers and viewers....by giving little bit every day you get so much back....

  8. Jonas James profile image60
    Jonas Jamesposted 5 years ago

    Busy

    I keep myself busy pursuing my interests including science, astronomy, philosophy, history, writing, music, and film.  I’m currently in a position where I am not required to work a daily job and so I have a great deal of time to pursue these interests.  Currently I’m reading about the history of scientific discovery and the links between biology and economy.

    Happy

    Excellent question.  I stay as close to happy as possible by maintaining a balance between my intellect, emotions, and intuition.  I strive to prevent any one of these areas from getting an advantage over another.  Maintaining this balance requires an intimate understanding of what these three areas are combined with the application of a sense of responsibility, accountability, and honesty.  If you are honest with yourself you will discover that you are responsible and accountable for your own happiness.   I keep my actions within the boundaries of my moral opinions and sleep peacefully at night because of it.

  9. juneaukid profile image75
    juneaukidposted 5 years ago

    By writing and rewriting and by walking and hiking for musing and by talking and thinking out loud with loved ones.

  10. Trish303 profile image74
    Trish303posted 5 years ago

    For me it is reading, cooking, talking to friends, and gaming

  11. faisalb87 profile image40
    faisalb87posted 5 years ago

    I keep myself by talking my friends, family, and Watching tv, surfing on internet and reading.

  12. mikejhca profile image93
    mikejhcaposted 5 years ago

    There are times when I would be sitting around doing next to nothing.  If I am done working and don't have any plans I could sit on the couch and watch TV.  To keep myself busy and happy in those situations I exercise.  I get outside and go for a walk, play games on the Wii or exercise while I watch TV.  On weekends during the day I go for hikes in the woods or long bike rides if I am not busy doing other things.

  13. bhargvi sharma profile image48
    bhargvi sharmaposted 5 years ago

    By writing Poems & articles on Hub pages, Reading Books, Playing games on my laptop, Net surfing and by listening music are some of my ways that keeps me busy and happy. smile

  14. Darrell Roberts profile image75
    Darrell Robertsposted 5 years ago

    I am easy giong usually.  I am a happy spirit by nature.  I like to study the fact that we as human beings are so intelligent, yet we cannot live in peace with one another.  I chant, meditate, run, write poetry, practice karate (well not much lately), study scriptures, clean, help in a comercial kitchen, do volunteer work, play around with friends, go to the movies, play musical intstruments, write on hubpages, travel etc.

    I am always busy, even when I am sleeping my mind is running here and there.  Overall, I am busy trying to make the world a better place, fix my karma and help my friends to fix their karma as well, then we go back home to the spiritual world, that is my real busiess.

    Best wishes.

  15. teaches12345 profile image95
    teaches12345posted 5 years ago

    I write online, teach part-time at a local college and enjoy my family and home.  Not in that order -- it's the reverse actually.  Also just keeping focused on what really matters in life.

  16. Gypsy Rose Lee profile image88
    Gypsy Rose Leeposted 5 years ago

    Mostly two ways. One working on my comp cause I enjoy writing and I enjoy surfing and finding out new things. And two by taking the time to go on walks with my camera and seeing what I can capture.

  17. midget38 profile image90
    midget38posted 5 years ago

    By taking walks with my dogs or by sitting calmly by myself.

 
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