What does happiness mean to us?

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What does happiness mean to us? Where does it come from? Can we really decide to be happy?

We all spend our lives searching for that one thing we think will finally make us content; a promotion at work, those amazing shoes, having the perfect home. But is happiness something deeper than that, more fundamental? How can this be achieved?

His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa reveals that the secret to happiness lies in the mind. Exploring the simple ways we can train our minds to recognise a happiness that is already there, he gives us the tools to calm anxiety, let go of expectations and embrace an appreciation for life as it is, rather than as we feel it should be.

So if you’re having a stressful day, have had some bad news or just feel a bit under the weather, we encourage you to focus on this quote from Happiness Is A State Of MindThere’s lots of inspirational quotes online and we love seeing them and sharing them. This one might seem very straightforward, but we all know how tricky it can be to see happiness in adversity. We’d love to hear more about your inspirational, mood changing quotes or mantras- let us know them below!

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Happiness is a State of Mind

Let His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa, spiritual head of the Drukpa School of Buddhism, help you discover the true meaning of happiness.


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