Despite economic woes, wars, conflicts and natural disasters the world is a happier place today than it was four years ago and Indonesians, Indians and Mexicans seem to be the most contented people on the planet.
More than three-quarters of people around the globe who were questioned in an international poll said they were happy with their lives and nearly a quarter described themselves as very happy.(Source: http://m.moneycontrol.com/news/wire-news/indians-among-worlds-most-happiest-people-poll_666026.html)
And I thought that Bhutanese were the happiest people!
The secret of happiness
According to Cyrill Connolly the happiness:
… is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm, always lucid, always willing “to be joined to the universe without being more conscious of it than an idiot,” to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore. -Cyril Connolly (via Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS released.)
and enjoy the music with lyrics.
Now for may part, I would say that the happiness is like health. The definition of health is the absence of illness. Similarly the happiness is simply absence of pain. Once one is in the state of happiness he is calm, lucid and conscious of the consciousness itself.
© Sandeep Bhalla