These positive quotes are for the week August 17th – August 23rd, 2020. Reading positive thoughts raises positive vibrations for us, and positivity has a multifaceted impact on our lives. I suggest you read the daily quote in the morning and repeat it several times during the day.
This week positive quotes are about happiness from different authors.
Weekly Positive Quotes – August 17th – August 23rd, 2020
Monday, August 17th, 2020
“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
Denis E. Waitley, is an American motivational speaker, writer and consultant.
Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
“There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.”
Charlotte Brontë was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters
Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
“True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”
Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree
Thursday, August 20th, 2020
“Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.”
Alexei Maximovich Peshkov, primarily known as Maxim Gorky, was a Russian and Soviet writer, a founder of the socialist realism literary method, and a political activist
Friday, August 21st, 2020
“Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends.”
Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, is an Indian actress who works in the Hindi television industry
Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.”
Dame Freya Madeline Stark (31 January 1893 – 9 May 1993), was an Anglo-Italian explorer and travel writer
Sunday, August 23rd, 2020
“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.”
William A. Feather was an American publisher and author
What is happiness?
According to Wikipedia, the term happiness is used in the context of mental or emotional states, including positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. It is also used in the context of life satisfaction, subjective well-being, flourishing and well-being.
According to Daniel Kahneman happiness is “what I experience here and now.”
According to Ruut Veenhoven happiness is “overall appreciation of one’s life as-a-whole.”
According to Oxford English Dictionary, the Definition of Happiness is “The state of being happy.”
The word happiness is mostly used in the following circumstances:
– a current experience of feeling happy emotions (pleasure, joy, satisfaction) or a more general sense of emotional state as a whole.
– being satisfied with life in general (good quality of life and well-being).
Sources and conditions of happiness
– emotional maturity;
– experience of positive emotions;
– moral values;
– physical health;
– social relationships;
– individual income;
– basic needs met.
Impact of happiness on our lives
Success in a variety of life areas, including marriage, friendship, income, job performance, and health.
Greater motivation, productivity and creativity in various areas of life.
Happiness maintains a healthy body, a healthy lifestyle and prolongs the life (health benefits: lower heart rate and blood pressure – less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease, reducing the risk of a stroke, strengthened immune system, easier dealing with chronic diseases).
Happiness encourages deeper thinking and more meaningful conversations.
More relaxed and easier to go through life (easier to deal with pain, sadness and grief.).
Happiness has a positive influence on people around us.
Happiness provides a great social environment.
I wish you a wonderful happy week!