Do you feel like you just can't get happy? Do you feel like everyone else is happy except for you?
If you answered yes to either of these, you may be struggling with the 3 happiness myths as stated by Dr. Russ Harris.
Dr. Russ Harris wrote an amazing book called The Happiness Trap. I'll be sharing excerpts and skills from this book in future posts, but for now, here are 3 happiness myths and 3 happiness truths that will help you navigate your everyday life. Watch the video to hear Dr. Harris explain all of the myths in more detail.
Happiness is the natural state for human beings.
The normal state for human beings is an ever-changing flow of emotions.
Happiness means feeling good.
Happiness is living a rich, full, and meaningful life in which we feel the full range of human emotions.
If you're not happy, you're defective.
If you're not happy, you're normal.
I help overcome happiness myths.