What's It Going to Take to Make You Happy?Happiness. Ahh, what an enticing word that is.

Psychologists call it “subjective well-being” (and even abbreviate it as SWB in their research), but it boils down to the …

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What’s It Going to Take to Make You Happy?

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  1. Yes, happiness ultimately is internally and externally based. We need to provide it for ourselves and we typically are more satisfied – and happy – when connected (in relationship) to others.

    Thank you for reminding us that happiness is possible for most of us – which can be forgotten sometimes!

    Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT
    http://LisaKiftTherapy.com

  2. I’m watching an episode of Criminal Minds. The main character Aaron Hotchner’s wife was murdered.

    I don’t know what the writers will do with his character, but I know if my wife had been brutally murdered “What’s It Going to Take to Make You Happy?” would not be the right question. It would be, how long will it be before I can be at peace with my tragic circumstances?

    I may never look past my grief to see happiness as I had previously defined it, but I might someday come to experience peace amid my pain.

    mysilentscream.com

  3. Good information on what those in relationships should focus on to be happy together. It’s not enough to just be in a relationship, it has to be a good relationship.

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