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Material possessions and Human beings

Material possessions are valued before you receive them. Human beings are valued after you have lost them
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The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle observed that people place more value on material possessions before they receive them, but place more value on human beings after they have lost them. In this article we will explore why this is true and how you can apply this insight to become happier in your relationships with others and yourself, and in the process, also become more successful at work and in your career.

The things we own end up owning us
In her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, Marie Kondo suggests that we should only keep items in our home that spark joy in us. This can be difficult for some people because material possessions provide a sense of security. We end up attaching meaning to the things we own because they represent both our pasts and future.

We assign value to things based on what we think they’re worth
The financial worth of an item is often determined by what it can be sold for. We assign value to things based on what we think they’re worth. When something is priced too high, people don’t buy it because they don’t think the product is valuable. But when it’s priced too low, people think the item isn’t good enough and won’t want to buy it.

The people in our lives are more important than the things we own
We value material things before we get them because that’s what society tells us to do. But what does it mean for the people in your life? The people in our lives are more important than the things we own. When something happens and we lose someone or something dear to us, then their value becomes clear.

We should cherish the people in our lives while we have them
We can’t take anything with us when we die. In the meantime, while we’re still alive, we should cherish the people in our lives and spend as much time with them as possible. Material possessions are valued before they’re received, but human beings are valuable after they’ve been lost.

Happiness is

Find your bliss: how to align your thoughts, words, and actions for a happier life

Happiness is when, what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.

How many times do we get frustrated when what we think, say, and do don’t align? Whether it’s starting or maintaining a healthy lifestyle, achieving work-life balance, or making time to spend with family and friends, it’s all too easy to feel like you’re constantly disappointing yourself and the people around you. But if you can learn how to find your bliss in life—to align your thoughts, your words, and your actions—you can start living the happy life you always dreamed about.

Life can be challenging
Do you ever feel like you’re living in your own personal hell? This is a sign that something is out of alignment. Every day we’re faced with decisions and temptations that will help us lead the life we want or take us down the path of misery. Life can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be miserable. There are ways to get back on track so that what you think (your thoughts), what you say (your words), and what you do (your actions) work together toward harmony.

Defining happiness
If you’re not feeling happy or content with what you’re doing in life, it might be time to take a step back and make some changes. In order to know what will make you happy, ask yourself these questions: What do I think about? What do I say? And what do I do? If there are any discrepancies between the answers, then it may be time to make some changes. Here are some simple steps on how to find your happiness by aligning your thoughts, words, and actions.

The importance of alignment
In order to find happiness in your life you need to make sure that what you think is aligned with what you say. It’s also important that the two are aligned with what you do. The more these three things match up, the more likely it is that you will be happy. This can seem like a difficult task because everyone has different thoughts about themselves and the world around them. However, if you can keep an open mind and be open to new ideas then it will be easier to find alignment in yourself. Allowing yourself this time can make all the difference in finding happiness in your own life.

How to achieve alignment
Staying aligned with yourself isn’t as hard as you might think. First, identify what it is that makes you happy. Then, make time every day to do at least one thing that will bring you joy. Finally, be mindful of the things you say and do. If they don’t line up with what makes you happy-adjust them!

The best way to find your bliss
The best way to find your bliss is by becoming mindful of what you think, say, and do. Simply put, when what you think matches what you say matches what you do, that’s when you will be the happiest. You can achieve this through meditation or journaling- it doesn’t matter how long it takes as long as you find a time each day that works for you. Once you become mindful of your habits and experiences in a positive way, not only will more happiness enter into the equation but also more success in other aspects of your life. So take some time today to refocus on those three activities.