Albert Einstein shares his Secrets to Happiness

Albert Einstein’s Secret to Happiness

By Edward Robinson

According to Good Morning America’s Lara Spencer, Albert Einstein left a
thought to a hotel worker as a tip, since he didn’t have money for a tip, at
the time.

Here is the quote:

A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the
pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness.

According to Lara, ” Einstein said to the bellhop, ” it may be worth more than a regular tip someday.”,and at a recent auction the quote sold for 1.3 million dollars!

What do you think?

Enjoy your life, and all that it has to offer. Make the best of the
opportunities that you have. The various amenities that you have at your
disposal can be used creatively to make one happier.

“A calm and modest life” vs. “Pursuit of Success combined with constant restlessness”.

I suppose that a calm and modest life, would include:

  • simple pleasures
  • shelter
  • food
  • friendship
  • companionship
  • property

I suppose that pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness might mean:

  • chasing a dream
  • striving to meet a quota
  • dreaming big dreams
  • making a better life for one, and ones family

My Take…

Personally, I don’t see anything wrong with chasing dreams of success, so
long, as one takes the time to smell the roses that are only around for a
little while.

For example, a young family struggles to make ends meet and
provide:

  • shelter
  • groceries
  • utilities
  • gasoline
  • internet
  • smartphone minutes, etc.

Family Matters

Remember that the hard work is for the purpose of raising
important little people to adulthood. Also, take time to enjoy the process of
accomplishment that goes along with building a family.

The US Constitution speaks of: “Life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
Einstein mentions the advantages one over the other where the pursuit of
happiness with constant restlessness, is not as good. There is a reasonable
amount of preparation that we all must go through, to then be prepared for
our life.

Conclusion.

I suggest that you chase those dreams of success that inspired you, yet
remember to make time to enjoy home, and those closest to you.

Happiness Is Living Your Dreams — What is it you have always dreamed to do or achieve?

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Happiness is Living Your Dreams! What is it you have always wanted to do in life? Make a list. Some folks call it a BucketList. They even made a movie about it. By the way, here is the late Roger Ebert’s review of The Bucket List.

But, seriously make a list of life goals and take a look at them every 4 months or so, just to see how you are doing with your goals.

Here is an image of the Tesla Model S

What type of transportation do you always wish you had? Where would you go? How might you travel?

Where would you dream to live? How would you live? What type of home?

Will you travel? If so, then where? This is an image of a hotel in Aspen:

Do you have health and wellness goals? Would you lose weight? Do you want to gain body mass, and body strength? Are you slimming down dress sizes, or trying to fit into a suit you used to wear?

Goals need to have due dates attached to them, and quantifiable amounts, so that we can tell when we have reached the goal.

Give it some deep thought over time. Decide what you want, and how you can accomplish your personal, and professional goals.

What are some ah-ha moments for you, as you went through or are going through this process? Share them with us in the comments area of the blog. If you do, we may publish some of them on the blog, to stimulate more conversation. Cheers!