Original thoughts for Happiness can be found on my previous article: How do you define Happiness? This is an ongoing project about Happiness. There will be no specific time deadline (new input is greatly appreciated).
Below is a Word Clouds by Wordle, made from all Happiness tought from contributor in Indonesia
Happiness is where the heart and the brain molds. Making fantasy and reality so close together it becomes one. Nothing else matter only the moment of the feeling itself –
Happiness is knowing you’re still alive –
Happiness is like energy. Found only the positive energy and associate yourself with that energy. Stay away from negative energy
Happiness is a state of contentment where I feel grateful with what I have now. – Andari Reksi
Happiness is when you give something without hoping for anything in return. – Alexandra Patricia
Happiness is not to worry. Neither the past, present, nor future. Letting go of the past and knowing that whatever is done, is done. All the goods and the bad lead all the way to ‘now’. Calmly going through the present, without any worries nor doubts. All is well. All shall be well. And believing in the future, because what may come, will come. There is no happy ending, there is only happy journey. All the hardships, both from one’s self and others, add to the spice of life. Adding to those minuscule yet joyous moments of bliss. – Indra Prasasto
Happiness happens when we make complicated things simple and lower our expectation. – Vindhya, Ibu Penyu
Happiness is seeing my parents smile. – Fay Faza
Being able to appreciate what I have and not wanting or needing more. – Sigit Adinugroho, Serendipified
Happiness is surrounded by my family, having a real good quality time with them, being loved and cared by my own family, sharing our private silly jokes, and of course as for me the best time to have it all in one time is when we had our dinner together at our favorite restaurant. Secondly, happiness is simply when I meet my close friends, eat in a real good restaurant, share some jokes, share my problems, hear their problems, trying to give advice or solution for each of our problems. – Maria Stacia
Happiness is when you are close with God, admire your life, and feel blessed because of what u have even it is the smallest thing. – Citra Natasya
Kebahagiaan itu bisa menjadi manfaat buat orang lain, seperti manggung musik dan bisa menghibur orang yang nonton. Untuk saat ini, bahagia itu kalau punya anak. – Viza Mahasa
When you are dreaming of something essential and finally you make it happens. It’s my personal definition of true happiness. – Zukarlita, Duatelinga.com
To be happy is to be freed from any desires, so my heart can sing its contented song. when desire disappears, happiness appears. – Fajri Faris
When you can focus all your energy and thoughts into present time. Not the past, not the future. – Felicia Tanzil
Happiness in life, means if I can make others happy – Arif Rahman, Backpack Story
Happiness is a state of mind. Hence, happiness is a matter of decision, whether you want to be happy or not, and its all in your mind. Even in your worst condition, u still have the chance to be happy. By either be grateful or simply try to see a positive side in every situation. – M. Reza
Happiness is a feeling when you travel and see a new world and meet new friends and eat a great good. All while traveling. Joshua Kevin
Happiness is happiness. I can’t define the happiness. It’s in our minds! – Trinity Traveler, The Naked Traveler
Happiness can only be felt when you are alive. For me life its about achievement and contribution. Therefore, I created for the happiness of others and myself. – Felicia Navarone
Happiness is illusive. Trying to define Happiness itself and mixing it up with other feelings. Happiness is a state of constant positive and resource fullness. It stands in the middle of Joy and Pleasure – Indra Hajar
Happiness is surrounded by people who love you and make them happy. – Tia Angelina
Happiness is a state of emotion where I do not need to find other things. Where I’m at the top of a mountain and I know I feel content and everything fit perfectly to my order. Hence, I don’t need to find anything – Roy Simangunsong, CEO PT Linktone Indonesia
Happiness does not connect with big or small scales. On that exact moment I always have a reason to feel gratitude, warm, and everything is right. – Didit
Happiness is when we choose to have an attitude of gratitude – Pramudita Bybee, Buzz Of the Bees
Happiness is enjoying my closet reading session while listening to a certain kind of music loudly in my bathroom – Iman Setiadi
The ability to see things in an optimistic perception. When we can still be at peace with ourselves at the times of hardship and despite all shortcomings, that is the true happiness. It comes from within, so it’s not affected by external factors and is independent of anyone except ourselves. – Ellyna Tjohnardi, Culinary Bonanza
Happiness is A,B,C & U.
Happiness is to Accept your self completely because you know you’re valuable and unique.
Happiness is Blessing.
You realized that you’re surrounded by good people who cares about you and you make them happy.
Happiness is a Choice.
No one can control your happiness unless your self, including your beloved one, you can’t rely on them.
So, HAPPINESS is Us. No matter what, you have full responsible for your own happiness – Leonardo Slatter, Food Steps Journal
Living life to the fullest, shape you as a person you want to be. Direct your life, with “the script” of your life purpose in your hands. Because happiness is too personal and the sparks of it will dazzling up other people – Raras Tria Pramudya
For me, happiness is a natural state that I often forget and can only get back to if I’m being honest with myself. We’re all abundant from within, and that abundance can only shine through without the filters we tend to make in our own minds. That’s why it’s always the little things that make us happy. Every moment we are already happy if we simply don’t make ourselves un-happy – Stacia Priscilla, Stillwater
Happiness is waking up and having quality breakfast and conversation with the loved ones – Julia, Anak Jajan
Happiness is simply be healthy, surrounded by family, and have great friends – Febrian Ipad
Happiness is feel bless and enjoy life – Iqbal Boik
Happiness is when accidentally you found money in your pocket while you’re in desperate of some – Dewi Rosetya
Happiness is when I can see the people around me smiling – Solichah
Happy is when what you think is what you do, and from your dream translate to reality – Aditya Yudanto
Happy is living life without any worry – Leif
Happiness is when I can travel whenever I want without worry about financial – Nila Tunila
Happiness is when you can do whatever you wanna do and when you can get whatever you want – Khairunnisa Siregar
Happiness is when you’re surrounded with your family – Joshua Kevin, Founder Talenta
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