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Happiness–Plug into your hard-wired happiness

March 12, 2012

Happiness is such a big word.  Most people I know strive and want to be happy.  But what is happiness? What makes us happy? Maybe it is something personal and special for each one of us.  I have heard and read that true happiness comes from who we are and it is something we cultivate inside each one of us.

Writer, life coach, and educator Srikumar Rao claims that we are hard-wired for happiness.  When he is asked, ” Why then am I so unhappy?”, he responds,” You have spent your entire life learning to be unhappy”. Think about that for a moment.

Dr. Srikumar Rao has done a talk consisting of two parts.  If you are interested in learning more on how we are hard-wired for happiness and how happiness is part of our innate nature, check the following youtube talks:

Also, if you need tips to help you feel joyful, try some of the following ideas:

http://www.chatelaine.com/en/article/34967–10-secrets-to-happiness-that-really-work

Have a great weekend everyone!

Submitted by Margarita Natcheva Rowley, Diversity and Immigrant Student Support