The mark of a happy person is a healthy appetite for life. And it’s the journey that makes them happy. If you look closely, it is easy to see what all these people have in common: 1) they know exactly what they want, and 2) they go and get it. So how do I know what I really want?
At one point in my life I realized that thoughts can have tangible effect and it revolutionized my outlook on life and the world. It took me six months to eventually manifest this discovery in real life, thanks to abundant examples that prove it works (according to personal experience): contracts were closed; people appeared in my life. But there was always a niggling doubt, and it took me five years to figure out what it was. If my experience can help somebody advance on their path and “see the light” a little sooner, I will consider my mission accomplished.
There is a terrible affliction that eats away at our lives, slow but deadly, like rust: inactivity. We try to spice up the utter tedium of our inactive lives with cheap entertainments and idle pastimes, like extra sauce on bland, chemical-based food, in an attempt to mask its foul taste.