Happiness

The pursuit of happiness has failed. It’s time to search for meaning

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Featured, Happiness | 2 comments

The pursuit of happiness has failed. It’s time to search for meaning

Can happiness be pursued? Do we have to hunt down happiness before we can feel it? Is happiness a game of hide-and-seek whereby it’s constantly hiding and we’re constantly seeking? The pursuit of happiness in itself will make you unhappy. The concept of happiness is elusive since once you’ve caught it, it’s gone again. Instead of pursuing the vague concept of happiness, it would be more conducive to our mental health if we pursued meaning and fulfillment in life instead.   Recent research suggests that people who search for meaning and a sense of purpose have better mental...

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