For as long as we attempt to extract happiness through the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, physical sensations, and even our thoughts, we’ll find ourselves trapped in a vicious cycle. Until this perception changes, there’s no escaping this cycle.
We often find ourselves believing that people and things in our lives have the ability to make us happy. However, if they are incapable of containing happiness, why do we perceive them as sources of happiness?
Are you still on the quest for fulfillment, believing it resides in people, things, or your circumstances? Or is happiness your default state?
Being happy and dependent on your external environment at the same time is simply not possible. Here’s why:
Imagine that the very things you thought would bring you happiness not only fall short of delivering true joy but might even be causing your unhappiness.
It’s a profound concept that, once fully understood, can completely transform your perspective on life.
I used to be a nature lover and traveled everywhere to find beautiful places. It’s like I could never get enough, always wanting to discover new spots and soak in their beauty. But you know what? There was something I didn’t get – I was fooling myself that such a thing could ever be truly satisfying.