Psychologists have been studying happiness lately. Since happiness can’t be measure directly they have to take surveys. To make their studies more credible they take a lot of surveys and apply statistics. But here is the thing statisticians will tell you. Correlation does not mean causation.
From all these surveys on happiness psychologists concluded that there are a number of habits or activities that happy people do. Their conclusion is that if you practice these habits or actions you can raise your level of happiness to be as happy as them. These activities include things like practicing gratitude, having a close social circle, gardening, and giving to the community.
But what if the correlaton is from the opposite direction. Perhaps thos happy people have a lot of love to share. What if the emotion of love coming out of them is so great that they have to share it in some way? Out of that need to express their love they build close social circles, engage in activities and with communities in a way of sharing the love coming out of them.
If your love coming out of you is so strong you will find channels to express that love through social circles, activities like gardening, and caring for your community.
It is the emotion of love that will drive your activities,,, not the activities that that will change your emotion to happiness.
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