For many of us, success is happiness. Maybe that explains why so many of us work so hard to reach the level of success we aspire to. Whether it is being the President and CEO of their own company, or just nabbing the dream job that they have been working towards for years.
If you ask people why they want to be successful, many will say it is because it will give them financial freedom to never have to worry about making ends meet, and be able to do the things that they have never been able to afford before. If you ask them why they want this “financial freedom,” they will likely say because it will make them happy.
In fact, Greek philosopher Aristotle conducted an experiment about happiness that showed that the ultimate answer for why someone is doing something will be because it makes them happy.
When you sit back and think about it, success equals happiness. They are one in the same.
But it’s important to really look deep inside to decide if what you’re doing is going to make you happy. Is what you working towards really going to bring you what you the ultimate goal of happiness?
While on the road to success try to keep in mind that happiness is all around you and is part of the journey, not just a destination. Remember not burn yourself out and stop to smell the roses once in a while.
Happiness doesn’t always have to equal success. It’s easy to be happy, as long as you can let your desires go and just be in the moment. If you can find your inner peace and realize that happiness is everywhere and right there in front of you; you don’t have to work so hard for it. Plus, the law of attraction will begin working in your favor. Good things come to happy and positive people.
So just be and enjoy the ride!