Questions about The Happy Mind: #3. Is it “wrong” to be unhappy?

October 17, 2010

There is no “right” or “wrong” about being happy or unhappy. It is simply a choice. Or rather, the happy or unhappy quality of your life experience is a reflection of choices you make about how you will interpret and respond to your life. Belief choices that allow you to be happier The purpose of […]

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Questions about The Happy Mind: #2. What does it mean to say that negative experiences are “illusory”?

October 14, 2010

Only what is of-love is real From the perspective of one-power, love is the only source or cause. And since love creates by extending itself, everything real is of-love. That means that everything that you perceive that is not of-love is ultimately unreal or illusory. Now of course it certainly does not feel unreal. That […]

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Questions about The Happy Mind: #1. Are we supposed to just deny or repress our negative feelings and experiences?

October 11, 2010

Sometimes I’ve had people ask me if The Happy Mind is recommending that we simply deny or repress all of our unhappy and negative feelings and experiences, and accept and acknowledge only the happy and positive ones. Wouldn’t this be dishonest? Wouldn’t we miss out on half of life’s richness? And how do we know […]

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