What does it take to be happy?
Aristotle said that everyone seeks happiness more than anything else.
But what does it mean to be happy?
Many equate happiness with wealth, status and achievement while striving to make it at all costs. Sometimes we reach these goals, and other times we don’t; eventually we come to that crucial point when we pause and ask the BIG question:
Is there more to life than this?
We’ve done the right things, made personal sacrifices, yet somehow we still feel incomplete—like there’s something still missing, keeping us from fulfillment.
Perhaps you feel life is going too fast?
Perhaps you started to question how you fit into the big picture?
Perhaps you’re tired of being tired?
Happiness is a popular topic these days. Advertisers, books, and seminars flood the market with consumer-driven promises enticing us into believing their products or services will fulfill our needs. Yet research shows that what we think will make us happy actually doesn’t. Inevitably, temporary pleasures wane, leaving us with even further discomfort.
There is a far more effective approach. And that requires going deeper within.
Warren Buffett talks about keeping an ‘inner scorecard’, Stephen Covey mentioned the importance of having a “moral compass”, and the Buddha asked us to “Be a light unto yourself.”
Rather than searching for what we want out there, going deeper within transcends conventional methods. It draws on our internal resources and creates space for true meaning. Going deeper within doesn’t come from working harder or following someone else’s path, but instead places complete attention on our unique purpose. It’s THE most important decision we can make: As Socrates said, “An unexamined life is not worth living.”
When we reach a point where we’re prepared to examine ourselves and dive inwardly, we begin to replace conditioned thoughts with empowering ones.
The counselling I offer harmonizes Western psychology and Eastern Mysticism. You’ll find the rewards both healing and transformative as we go beyond immediate gratification and quick fixes, aligning you with sage advice from psychologists, mystics, scientists, philosophers and creative thinkers.
Approached from this holistic level, together we will tap into this higher dimension from within—laying the foundation for mental and soulful purification, a state of Pure Happiness.
I look forward to our journey.
Bob Molavi FMA, BA Econ