I think it could be possible to always (most of the time) feel good. Positive emotions at least. Happiness, contentment, excitement, full-filled, joy.
One of the insights I got from “Stumbling on Happiness” is that the anticipation of things is very gratifying. So embrace the anticipation.
In Buddhist traditions, it’s said happiness is the lack of suffering. That’s where peace lies, in the without.
One thing I don’t do enough is make myself a top priority. If you are happy, your world changes. You will at least see things differently, but I think you enter a new reality. You have control of what reality you experience. So make yourself a priority. Be happy. Everything else is secondary.
One advise I took was from a father of six-tuplets. Asked “What’s the secret to raising 6 kids.” he said, “Don’t have a lot of rules, because if you do, one of them is bound to mess up. So the key is to not have a lot of rules.” Meaning there’s less rules for you to be happy. You’ll be … Read More