My Daily Thoughts


Happiness is the Metric

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
Thomas Merton

The best metric for measuring your life is happiness!

It may seem like an easy, selfish metric, but if you really think about how different experiences make you happy you realize it is very difficult.

Experiences that made you unhappy when you experienced them made you happy later.

Experiences that made you happy when you experienced them made you unhappy later.

Experiences from your past can be reframed and therefore increase your happiness in the present.

Experiences in the present are easy to see the happiness they create in the moment, but require reflection to see what they will mean in the future.

Don’t sacrifice future happiness for happiness in the moment and don’t sacrifice happiness in the moment for happiness in the future.

Live the Adventure


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