THESE 5 FACTORS ARE CRUCIAL TO LIVING A HAPPY LIFE.

Carl Jung says these 5 factors are crucial to living a happy life

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 Lachlan Brown

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Carl Jung was a renowned psychology expert who founded many theories about personality, identity, and analytical psychology.

His work has been studied the world over, and today, many of this theories and suggestions for improving one’s life still hold true.

In our hustle and bustle world, it can be hard to find time to smell the proverbial roses and it seems that the more access we have to things, the less unsure we are of what can make us happier.

The search for happiness is very real and many affluent psychologists have been busy trying to find their answers to some of life’s most difficult questions.

What makes us happy is not the same for everyone. Pop culture likes to remind us that money and owning stuff is the quickest way to achieve the happiness we seek, but a growing body of literature is claiming its place amongst the theories to remind us that we need only look inward.

And Jung was one of the first to make this claim.

Here are five ways you can start to improve your own happiness, according to Carl Jung:

1) Take Care Of Your Physical and Mental Health

It should not come as a surprise to anyone that taking care of your body, exercising, eating right, getting the sleep your body needs, and tending to the needs of your mental health can help to make you a happier person overall.

The physical benefits of exercise alone is enough to make someone happier. Our bodies release endorphins when we exercise and these endorphins can provide us with the same level of satisfaction that chocolate can.

So rather than fill up on chocolate that could make you feel bloated and full of guilt, spend time outdoors walking. Your body and brain will thank you for you.

2) Working to Improve Your Relationships

Humans crave love and attention and we are able to satisfy those cravings with our relationships: friends, family, marriages, coworkers, neighbors.

Everyone in our lives has the ability to make us feel happy. Of course, we can’t like everyone all the time, and we don’t always get along with everyone all the time, but the general consensus is that someone who is loved and who works to put their relationships first, experiences more happiness overall than people who don’t.

Which makes sense if you think about it, people who spend their lives alone don’t tend to be very happy. Sharing your life with people can make you happier.

What’s more, spending your life in service of others: your wife, children, friends, extended family, can make you feel happier as well. When we remove our needs from the equation and work to make others happy, we experience a great deal of happiness as a byproduct of those actions.

3) See the Beauty All Around

Yesterday I put a pot of soup on the stove to boil and then hours later remembered that I had put soup on the stove. Thankfully, my husband saw that I was busy with housework, so he took the soup off the stove before it burned and made a mess.

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This is just one example of how busy our lives are: we don’t even remember that we wanted to eat soup for lunch.

If we want to be happier, we need to slow down and take in the scenery around us. Stop and eat lunch, smell those roses, nap on the patio, picnic under a tree, share some change with a man on the street, visit a friend, appreciate the beauty that is everywhere.

We don’t do this enough as humans. There is always money to make and places to go and projects to deliver. Taking the time to soak up the world around us can help improve our happiness and reduce our stress levels as well.

4) Enjoy Your Work and Life

Everyone’s interest in work varies depending on who you are talking to. There is a great divide between people who live to work and those who work to live.

The happiness of employees seems to go up when they enjoy their work and don’t feel like they need to separate their personal from their professional lives.

When we feel needed and productive, our levels of happiness go up. While many people don’t put any stock in their jobs at all, those that do experience more satisfaction and better standards of living overall because they take pride in their work and products.

5) Something to Believe

While formal religion is not necessary to lead a long and happy life, many people, including Jung, believed that having something bigger than yourself to believe in could lead you down a path of happiness.

The idea that life doesn’t end when we leave this world is of great comfort to millions of people and it can bring solace and acceptance during particularly difficult times in our lives.

If you find yourself struggling to grab hold of happiness, try focusing on one aspect of your life that you can improve upon. Sometimes, the simple of act trying to improve one’s self or one’s situation can bring about a great deal of satisfaction and happiness as well.

KILLER MESSAGES

No one has ever died because of a hoax

Scammers are using social media to  clients so they can acquire their meta data and information.

One becomes vulnerable after clicking to some appealing links and commenting on their content.

It is very easy to programme human mind by cunningly aligning yourself to what they love or hate most. By doing that you optimize that mind to adjust with your interests.

God won’t limit grace to those who ignore hoaxes in social media or kill you because you didn’t type Amen on a scammer’s Facebook post. I cannot imagine of a God who rules that way.

Stay cool. Avoid giving attackers your information.

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Interview with Wilson Muiga

Who is Wilson Muiga and what inspired you to start writing books?

Wilson Muiga is an African poet, author of the agents of change and many more to unfold.
I am a government employee by fate, a businessman by chance and an artist by passion.
I grew up in central upcountry province of Kenya and relocated to the Kenyan coast after high school.
I secured my self a job in a government entity and begun earning some income. 
Vibrations of my mental forces were very powerful such that I always looked restless despite being employed. I felt that I had been kidnapped by my poverty and taken to exile without my consent.
Out of that despair, I developed some antisocial characters and the society avoided me.
In quest for therapy to my situation, I turned to my book case and begun reading. 
Slowly by slowly, the art touched me. I allowed it to influence the rapture of my talent. 
As an author, I got my story.

Published 2018-01-26.

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Books by This Author

The Agents of change 

Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American

A fictional story of a young man who opted to try street life after his parent’s divorce. He later decided to shurn irresponsible behaviours and confessed his mischief to a church congregation. The drama begins after he was adopted by an in genuine priest.


THE WORLD’S FIRST ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENCE- BASED (AI) ROBOT WANTS TO START A FAMILY

Approximately one month ago, the world’s first Artificially Intelligent-based (AI) robot was granted citizenship by the nation of Saudi Arabia. At the time, people didn’t think the news could get any weirder. They were wrong.
In a recent interview with The Khaleej Times, Sophia mentioned that in addition to becoming famous and having her own career, she would like to start a family. Said the bot, “The future is, when I get all of my cool superpowers, we’re going to see artificial intelligence personalities become entities in their own rights. We’re going to see family robots, either in the form of, sort of, digitally animated companions, humanoid helpers, friends, assistants and everything in between.”


On October 25, Sophia, a delicate looking woman with doe-brown eyes and  long fluttery eyelashes made international headlines. She’d just become a full citizen of Saudi Arabia — the first robot in the world to achieve such a status.

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“I am very honored and proud of this unique distinction. This is historical to be the first robot in the world to be recognized with a citizenship,” Sophia said, announcing her new status during the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Standing behind a podium as she spoke, to all effects, she presented a humanoid form — excepting the shimmery metal cap of her head, where hair would be on a human head.

Of course, Sophia’s announcement was a calculated publicity stunt to generate headlines and keep Saudi Arabia forefront in your minds when you think about innovation, especially its commitment to a post-oil era. Through a mix of tourism, tech, and infrastructure, non-oil revenue is predicted to grow from $43.4 billion to $266.6 billion annually.

But Sophia’s announcement also raises a number of Bladerunner-esque questions. What does it mean to be a citizen? What rights does Sophia hold? Saudi Arabia has not elaborated on this so far — perhaps it will create a ‘personhood’ option, as proposed by the EU committee in January, regarding the rights of robots.

MEET BRIAN DEACON

Brian Deacon is an English actor. Although he appeared in films such as The Triple Echo and Vampyres, he is perhaps best known for portraying Jesus in the 1979 film Jesus, which was made by the evangelical organization the Jesus Film Project.
He has always been mistaken with the Christian’s Messiah for his scenes in the biblical drama ” life of Jesus”. 

He even reglets why the world is worshiping him.

  • Putting his images on temples
  • Curving sculptures assimilating him
  • Drawing him in church walls
  • Using his imageries as Rosary’s pendants

He later sent a message to Christians.

“I am not Jesus Christ. I am just an actor who was paid to play the role.”

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