Hector's list of happiness
January 25th, 2011 by Joca

Jason Yip just brought to my attention Hetcor’s list of happiness, from the book Hector and the Search for Happiness. Just bought it and will start to read it today! 🙂

Hector and the Search for Happiness

Hector and the Search for Happiness

  1. Making comparisons can spoil your happiness
  2. Happiness often comes when least expected
  3. Many people only see happiness in their future
  4. Many people think happiness comes from having more power or more money
  5. Sometimes happiness is not knowing the whole story
  6. Happiness is a long walk in beautiful, unfamiliar mountains
  7. It’s a mistake to think that happiness is the goal
  8. Happiness is being with the people you love; unhappiness is being separated from the people you love
  9. Happiness is knowing that your family lacks for nothing
  10. Happiness is doing a job you love
  11. Happiness is having a home and a garden of your own
  12. It’s harder to be happy in a country run by bad people
  13. Happiness is feeling useful to others
  14. Happiness is to be loved for exactly who you are (People are kinder to a child who smiles)
  15. Happiness comes when you feel truly alive
  16. Happiness is knowing how to celebrate
  17. Happiness is caring about the happiness of those you love
  18. Happiness is not attaching too much importance to what other people think
  19. The sun and the sea make everybody happy
  20. Happiness is a certain way of seeing things
  21. Rivalry poisons happiness
  22. Women care more than men about making others happy
  23. Happiness means making sure that those around you are happy
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4 Responses  
Chris writes:
August 24th, 2015 at 11:47 PM

Thank you very much for this list. I saw the movie, now maybe I should read the book. 🙂

Manoj T. writes:
September 9th, 2015 at 3:45 PM

Beautiful! As sweet as the movie was.

Chip writes:
January 7th, 2016 at 7:32 PM

We could all use a bit of happiness!

TheDude writes:
February 16th, 2016 at 2:28 PM

And the most important; you have an obligation to be happy<3

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