Where do you think happiness comes from? Do you think it comes from the achievement of your desire? No, it doesn't. Happiness comes from the true nature that you already are. When you achieve some desire, you experience happiness, because for that moment, you drop the yearning, the longing, the seeking, and you can just […]
It's a common idea out there that all you need to get what you want is to feel good. If you'd only feel good most of the time, then you'd get everything you want, and more—so the teaching goes.
But is this true, or is there more to the equation? Is feeling good enough?
I was recently reading an article on the link between mindfulness and the law of attraction. The concept itself is good, but there was a line in there that caught my attention:
Feeling good in the present moment always creates a desirable future experience.
Is this true? I've been experimenting with the law of attraction for over two years now, so I've had quite a while to test this for myself, and I've indeed come to my own conclusions.
How much do you want your desire? What would you do to get it? You want to be careful with that question. Often times, when we have an intense desire, we make it everything. We want it now, and we'll do just about anything to get it. Essentially, we become like beggars to the Universe. […]
Personally, I always hated when people said that I had to be happy even without my goal. In some way, it felt like giving up: like if I didn't pin my happiness on my goal, then the Universe wouldn't really take me seriously. But, over time, I've realized that our goals don't bring us happiness. […]