Thursday, July 7, 2011

Australia Hosted a Conference on Happiness...guest speaker Dalai Lama

Brisbane City Australia was the recent host for the Conference on Happiness.  The Dali Lama was one of the key note speakers.

So what makes us HAPPY?

Is it money?
Is it more time?
Is it more holidays? or
Is it having the perfect job?
Is it more fame and power?

In short, research suggests that happiness is less related to materialistic things, but it is more to do with connectedness, healthy relationships, a sense of purpose and meaning, a sense of belonging, and acts of giving.  We see this in clinical practice. It is about having good relationships, having work that is meaningful and is of service to others, and having a life that is congruent with your own values.

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