How to Be Happy, Dammit
When you're a cynic, feeling negative can sometimes be easier than thinking happy thoughts. Get a new perspective with these 11 fresh ideas from Karen Salmansohn's book How to Be Happy, Dammit: A Cynic's Guide to Spiritual Happiness.
By Karen Salmansohn
Original Content | November 06, 2000
When you become calm and serene on the inside, the world becomes more calm and serene on the outside. You find that when you meditate more, you make better choices more—find better people more—and better opportunities more. So much so...it feels almost like magic!
Some may call this good fortune "synchronicity." Some may call it "luck." Some may call it "intuition." Some may call it Ralph. (Admittedly, very few people, though.) Some may call it "tapping into the collective unconscious." But you're a rational person, so you prefer to call it what scientists call it: The invisible energies of chaos theory at work.