Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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Robert Puff Ph.D.
Life can be a beautiful adventure, if we give ourselves permission to experience it.
We can have such beautiful lives, but we must focus on having fearless lives.
What would our lives be like if we sucked all the marrow out of life?
We are always right, and whatever we think about ourselves is true and correct.
As humans, we have been given a wonderful gift, and that is the ability to suspend our fears, concerns, and worries and really focus on what we love.
We’re here on Earth to do well, and happiness is our birthright.
On our journey towards a more peaceful and happy life, we can learn from others the skills for how to live our lives well.
When we treat others with kindness, there is a ripple effect that is felt through the lives of countless people around the world.
Our friends are a big influence on us. The people we spend time with are a reflection of who we are and how our lives are going to go, at least in terms of our approach to life.
When we find that we have fallen off of our happiness plan, do we just give up?
We blame our own inertia when we stay in a job, a relationship, or a setting that no longer serves us well.
We all experience peak moments of exhilaration in our lives, but hanging on to them too tightly can keep us from seeing the beauty each new moment brings.
Whether it’s on a personal level or a global level, it can be overwhelming facing the hurricanes of life.
Happiness is a choice. You can always begin taking small steps to bring more happiness into your life.
If we cultivate the practice of slowing down, we learn to enjoy the present.
When we learn to slow down, we give ourselves the time to see life and all its wonders.
With practice, we will be able to reconnect with our innate ability to recover from nearly anything.
“How do I adapt so that my life can continue to go well no matter what?”
To be happy, we have to drop expectations of our lives turning out a certain way.
What is the key question to ask ourselves if we seek happiness?
Although a definition of happiness rooted in the pleasure principle is accepted as common knowledge, it is one worth challenging.
“When I pull a blade of grass, the whole universe shakes.”
In order to be truly, deeply, peaceful and happy, we must flow with life rather than fight it.
How can we adapt well in order to experience happiness no matter what?
What if you or I were caught in the same endless cycle as Phil in "Groundhog Day?”
Loving life now while working toward improving the future is an amazing goal to work toward.
The world around us will actually pull us away from tapping into our happiness.
The key is to stop fighting life and instead roll with it.
In general, the participants expressed higher life satisfaction and self-efficiency.
Helping others can lead us toward a brighter tomorrow.
Robert Puff, Ph.D., is host and producer of the Happiness Podcast, with over 8 million downloads.