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#42529 - 30 Jan 07 14:19 Definition of Happiness
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What you think makes you happy?
Is it wealth? Beauty? Brain? Health?
I guess I just want to share JC people's opinion re definition of happiness. Best answer will be chosen by votes after a few days. There is a price for the best definition. smile

(And punishment for those who start to talk about irrelevant things!!! smile )

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#42530 - 30 Jan 07 14:36 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Shesca]
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For me..happiness is when we can make the other people happy.
But it's not easy think, cause the usualy people is just thinking about they self.
By the way, make people happy not always by money, gift, etc.
By smile with the other people, I think it's a simple way.

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#42532 - 30 Jan 07 14:40 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: abie]
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Not if you have rotten teeth abie
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#42540 - 30 Jan 07 18:18 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Piss Salon]
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The key to happiness? Stay cool. Appreciate every little things life bring to you. Let the negative things pass by. People who don't care to much live longer and happier...
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#42541 - 30 Jan 07 20:31 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Orang Kanada]
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Hi..Piss
Don't worry, I have many tooth brush and teeth pasta.
If you don't mind I can buy for you..how?

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#42542 - 30 Jan 07 20:39 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Orang Kanada]
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Definition of happiness? i don't know it's quite a long list..

To me, it's :

When you are able to put value on the things you take for granted (ie: your health, your vision, love, etc)
When you know there is a place called home (with someone to come home to)
When you feel accepted and understood
When what you do for a living is what you're passionate about (rewarding mentally & dompetly)

A key to happiness? know how to be satisfied

(basically when you think you have enough of everything, easy to say but hard to do, & which is why alot of us are not happy!!)

Oh and lastly.. a little sprinkle of suffering here and there, just like chili powder in your food, to enrich your life

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#42546 - 30 Jan 07 21:23 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Choc_Cow]
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Someone once said experience was something you saw far in the distance over your shoulder. (Meaning you only recognised experience long after you had gained it).

Happiness is the same – best viewed from over a shoulder.

Am I happy right now? I have a pile of work to do, I don’t have the things I really want in life, I am coming down with flu, sore throat and cough. My GF is an asshole who is too difficult.

But tomorrow things may get far worse, and I may look back and say – yesterday my life was good and I was happy.

There have been times in my past when I was very happy, even if at the time I did not recognise it.

My friend Paul used to say to me – every night when you get into bed, think on one thing you have learned today, one thing you did right, one thing you regret, and one thing that made you happy.

So – what made me happy yesterday? I stepped into the lift in my complex. A father was holding a baby in his arms. The baby giggle and reached out an arm towards me.

That was my happy moment yesterday. Not pulling off a big order. Not getting a cute girl into bed. Not looking at possessions. A smile from a child made a light go on in my world.

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#42550 - 30 Jan 07 22:08 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Polar Bear]
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Switch to last night!

At School, my daughter built a device for testing the soil in a plant pot to determine whether the plant needed watering or not!

It had a probe, a battery and three LED's which indictated the soil conditions.

It was carefully constructed, delicately designed and all in all extremely "nifty"

The look on her face when I finally gave my opinion as " Cool Gadget" was priceless.

Everyone can define happiness in different ways, but, I think its definately positive interface between people that makes me happy.
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#42554 - 30 Jan 07 22:13 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Polar Bear]
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How strange perspective is - when you are happily married with two beautiful daughters , we take such simple things such as a smile from our children for granted , yet for some people , such a thing is a rarity .


How truly rich we really are without knowing it .

There you go Shesca - there is my answer : Happiness , to be unconditionally loved by your children .
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#42560 - 30 Jan 07 22:25 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Capt. Mainwaring]
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As John Lennon fortold:

Happiness is a warm gun
Happiness is a warm gun
When I hold you in my arms
And I feel my finger on your trigger
I know no one can do me no harm
Because happiness is a warm gun
Yes it is.

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#42561 - 30 Jan 07 22:25 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Capt. Mainwaring]
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As John Lennon fortold:

Happiness is a warm gun
Happiness is a warm gun
When I hold you in my arms
And I feel my finger on your trigger
I know no one can do me no harm
Because happiness is a warm gun
Yes it is.

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#42563 - 30 Jan 07 22:27 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Polar Bear]
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The thought did occur to me as I read the thread!

The White Album, one of the best!
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#42565 - 30 Jan 07 22:34 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Dilli]
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Eerie to sing a song like that, then get shot by a lunatic….

I agree re white album. One of the best ever… I hardly play it now, too many memories flood back.

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#42698 - 31 Jan 07 05:14 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Capt. Mainwaring]
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Quoting: Capt. Mainwaring

There you go Shesca - there is my answer : Happiness , to be unconditionally loved by your children .


Is that mean I've never been happy in my life? That's a real question, I'm not kidding.
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#42713 - 31 Jan 07 05:54 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Orang Kanada]
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Difficult one there OK.

I used children as an example but defined it more openly as

"Everyone can define happiness in different ways, but, I think its definately positive interface between people that makes me happy."

This sort off allowed people without kids to understand what I meant!
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#42717 - 31 Jan 07 06:02 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Orang Kanada]
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Quoting: Orang Kanada
Quoting: Capt. Mainwaring

There you go Shesca - there is my answer : Happiness , to be unconditionally loved by your children .


Is that mean I've never been happy in my life? That's a real question, I'm not kidding.


No , it doesn't mean that - take a look at the OP - we will all have are own different ideas on this - it is OK to be a bit individual you know .

Some people take it up the dirt box , some people don't .
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I also made a vegetarian version,with tempe and tofu chunks for myself and others.Get over it.
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#42770 - 31 Jan 07 11:58 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Shesca]
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Hi Shesca,
For me happy its be healthy person coz' that we can do anything wink If we ill we can't frown so for sick person i'm sure they aren't happy. And important things its we have to accept everything in our self even we not good looking, not smart, not rich, etc. The one thing is just positive thinking. Coz' pretty, intelegent, money, etc its nothing without healthy person and good heart!
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#43674 - 07 Feb 07 08:42 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: dolphin]
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all bull shit happinese is sex sex sex and more sex hahahahah
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#43676 - 07 Feb 07 08:51 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Shesca]
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Quoting: Shesca
What you think makes you happy?
Is it wealth? Beauty? Brain? Health?
I guess I just want to share JC people's opinion re definition of happiness. Best answer will be chosen by votes after a few days. There is a price for the best definition. smile

(And punishment for those who start to talk about irrelevant things!!! smile )




Hapiness is a state of mind, something temporary, exciting, like if you have the power.
I think there's no one that can be tottaly happy. That dont exist! We can only be happy for seconds, minutes, its a moment not a life time.
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#43687 - 07 Feb 07 09:40 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Queenie]
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Well Queenie, thats life! Always ups and downs everyday anytime we don't know whats will happend next. But we need the keys to be feel happy as long as we can right? And everybody have different keys to get it!


Edited by dolphin (07 Feb 07 09:42)
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#43737 - 07 Feb 07 14:11 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: KIM]
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Happiness means stop comparing yourself with others.
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Kim, if your little brother doesn't work anymore,
does it mean that you won't experience happiness again? grin
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#43739 - 07 Feb 07 14:12 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: dolphin]
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Quoting: dolphin
Well Queenie, thats life! Always ups and downs everyday anytime we don't know whats will happend next. But we need the keys to be feel happy as long as we can right? And everybody have different keys to get it!


True...
Are you happy??
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#43858 - 08 Feb 07 03:47 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Queenie]
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Yes, i'm happy. Thanks God smile
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#43859 - 08 Feb 07 03:48 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Queenie]
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Yes, i'm happy. Thanks God smile
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#43860 - 08 Feb 07 03:49 Re: Definition of Happiness [Re: Queenie]
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Yes, i'm happy. Thanks God smile
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