Want to be happy? Be grateful (Click for Video)
The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you’re going, and above all, being grateful. Source
Want to be happier? Stay in the moment
When are humans most happy? To gather data on this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time. Among the surprising results: We’re often happiest when we’re lost in the moment. And the flip side: The more our mind wanders, the less happy we can be. (Filmed at TEDxCambridge.) Source: Youtube
Dr Richard Teo – Thoughts of Life, Wealth, Success & Happiness
Dr. Teo was a successful doctor who thought he had it all until he was diagnosed with terminal cancer and then he realized his life was not what it seemed. He speaks a very heartfelt tale of a man who lost his way getting caught up in the monetary aspects of life but upon the harsh realization that he was now terminally ill his views transformed. His wealth and things meant little to nothing to him. Read more
Louie Schwartzberg – Gratitude (click for Video)
Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg teaches us about gratitude in this wonderful video, which features some of his time lapse photography, from independently organized TED talk in 2011.