My idea of a happy life |
When I begin to think of my idea of a happy life, I think first of all of money -- plenty of money for everything all the time. Money to buy a beautiful house for my parents or my brothers and sisters with every convenience and luxury, money to buy a fine motor car,...
race of life. The idea of a human being to excel in all fields is so firmly entrenched on everybody weather it’s their parents, teachers or it’s simply they wanting to win. This causes people to burn the candle at both ends. Thus, forgetting what the real meaning of life that is to be happy…
The Good life can be interpreted in many ways by various people. It is pondered by every individual and can be discussed and analyzed in different ways. The following texts have shown me a very different perspective to the good life. One that I would of never thought I would have. Every person can come...
The “Happy Life”, According to Augustine
“How then am I to seek for you, Lord? When I seek for you, my God, mu quest is for the happy life. I will seek you that ‘my soul may live’, for my body derives life from my soul, and my soul devices life from you. How then shall I seek for the happy life?”
I think, happiness lies in living a plain life within one's own means. If you follow the dictum 'cut you coat according to your cloth' and live within your own means, you will not need to trouble your head to get a loan of money or to pay back loan. Besides, you will not be a parasite or a dependant...
My life in 2050
I have no idea how will be my life in future, but it would be definitely very different. I expect anything. If the ozone doesn’t recover, UV light is going to be a huge problem and probably a blessing for people. I’m sure scientist will find a cheaper way to make solar energy the...
"College and the Well-Lived Life"
In "College and the Well-Lived Life," Derek Bok talks about the importance of college in students life. He tells us that studying in colleges can change student's understanding about happiness and guides them to live a happier life. Also, It shows us that...
about what can make you happy and how to achieve happiness. Happiness is defined as something easily achievable or an easy fix, it is normally associated with money or fortune. Happiness isn't one thing, and we normally try to find an easy way out or something that will make us happy for the moment but it...
My Life and Future Goals
September 1, 2010
I. My family
a. Very close knit family
b. Middle of five children
c. Fathers absence
d. Step fathers death
to a happy life
Everyone wants to live a happy life. But where does happiness come from? Buddha said "Life is a creation of the mind." Shakespeare put it this way when he said "There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so." Therefore, the first key or the most important key to a happy life...
Philosophy of life will be different between each person. Each person is unique; we all have different ideas and opinions, we all practice different beliefs. Our ideas about life are based on our perception, the way we see the world. So it is only natural that each individual follows their own slightly...
My Idea of Happiness
What do we mean when we say happiness ? Well, to start with, some dictionary meanings of the word "Happiness"
1. the quality or state of being happy.
2. good fortune; pleasure; contentment; joy.
3: state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment...
Family is defined as the members of one’s household. Every household is run with different traditions, rules, and values. There are many different characteristics that make a happy family. The top three characteristics I believe are important for a happy family are when children know...
The Good Life
A wise man once told me, "If you are more fortunate than others, it's better to build a longer table than a taller fence." In my life I strive to be able to travel the world and meet as many people, interesting and not as interesting as I can. I wish to learn and build relationships with...
The Nature of the Good Happy Life October 24, 2001 Philosophy 285 Looking around my world, I see many things that are beautiful to the eye. For instance, mountains, seas, and flowers evoke an emotional response in me, and one emotion in particular: happiness. The key to happiness is to treasure the people...
Teacher Who Had an Impact on My Life
Interestingly, the teacher who had the most impact on my life was not one of my school teachers, but was my grandmother. My grandmother was a retired special education teacher of deaf and mute children, but for me she was always my Nagyi (Granny). She taught...
What makes me happy?
We all want to know how to be happy, don’t we? People are always trying to find something that would make them happy. Given the fact that no two people are alike, pursuits of happiness are very different from each other because each person perceives happiness in his or her own...
Introduction to Theology and Ethics
My Beliefs and values system
Belief is an idea that a person holds as being true whilst values are stable long –lasting beliefs about what is important to a person. They...
3 Components To My Successful and Happy Life
I believe in order for me to live a successful and happy life, I
have to believe in
myself, achieve my goals, and have a healthy, happy family. A
successful life is defined
by how much “TIME” a person has to do “ALL” the things “THEY” choose
when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again?
What if the past has no meaning and the only point in time of our life that really matters is that point which is happening at present. To make matters worse, when life is over, the existence is also...
My Moral Theory
In my mind, human and non-human things are all equal. We are all made up of the same thing. We are all just living organisms on this planet. Now, there are obviously differences between to the human race compared to other non-human species. The biggest difference that separates us in...
THE NEEDS AND ITS COVERAGE IN BUILDING HAPPINESS
IN EDWIN ARLINGTON’S A HAPPY MAN
A Happy Man is a poem of Edwin Arlington Robinson about happiness reached by Edwin through the decision he made. Edwin lived in a period of millionaire when American competes to become millionaire...
MY heart leaps up when I behold | |
A rainbow in the sky: | |
So was it when my life began, | |
So is it now I am a man, | |
So be it when I shall grow old | 5 |
Or let me die! | |
The child is father of the man: | |
And I could wish my days to be | ...
The best idea I ever had
By Sonya Savini
I’m going to tell you about the best idea I’ve ever had, it is not only the best idea, but it saved a bird's life. It all started one day late afternoon in the summer, when the weather was really hot. I walked to my backyard trampoline. Suddenly...
Life Is Beautiful Reflection Paper
I can only imagine the movie “Life is Beautiful” was extreme controversial when is first came out. How could anyone make humor of such a tragic situation? Viewing the movie now days may not be so contentious. My personally believe the director did a great...
During my short life time I have had many accomplishments as well as many failures. I believe that drastic moments in my life have established who I am today. I also feel there are a few people who helped and still guide me during my continuous journey through life. Throughout my childhood I was a lost...
My Mom’s Boyfriend
When I think of my teenage years I realize how much more enjoyable they were as a young child. As a young child my father was around but he was never really a father he would spend his days in front of the TV. He would have rather done that than spend time...
At the end of our lives, we all want to be able to feel as though the life that we lived on earth was a good and happy one. This seems like the ultimate goal that we strive for every day. However, the question arises as to how we can meet this goal by the way that we live our daily lives. If you were...
16 February 2014
An Analysis and Response to Aristotle’s
Conception of the Happy Life
Aristotle and the ancients are different than more modern philosophers due to their focus on practical theories and positions—where the theoretical aspects...
with me for the rest of my life.
I was 19 years old when I discovered I was pregnant. I was so scared to tell my parents, so I made my boyfriend, now husband deliver the news. They were a little upset in the beginning, but later they ended up accepting it and loving the idea of being grandparents. I...