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Featured Are you Happy with your life?

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Ahanit, Sep 5, 2016.

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  1. I am Happy and there is nothing I want to change

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    16.7%
  2. I am happy with some little points I want to change

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  3. I am happy most of time but there are important pointsI want to change

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  4. I am more happy than sad

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  5. I am not really happy with my life and I want to change it

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  6. My life is horror and I must change it

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  7. My life is not good but I do NOT want to change it

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  8. Other statement (please define)

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  1. Ahanit

    Ahanit Active Member

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    An easy Question.

    I want to know If you are happy with your life like it is, or if you want to change it in more than only some points.

    And in that correlation I am interested what path /Religion/Mythology you are walking...

    Why the Question?
    As born with Asperger Autistic I have reached a point Where I really love my life. I have a Husband a Stepdaughter, a little house, an interesting Job with contact to many people and I can stand it. I have intersting Hobbys with many contacts not only to known people but also to foreign and it works I have fun ....

    I have reached my goals with magic and the last steps into this wonderful life as Setian, as follower of the Left Hand Path. I have activ created my life, my Environment and I transformed myself so that I can do much more things than people thought I could ever reach when I was a child. I was always intelligent but the Problems with social interaction where high....

    I created my life and there are only little details I think about working at :)
    I am interested how others see their life and if and what influence the Relgious beliefs or mystical paths have.

    So how is your life?
     
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  2. Sunstone

    Sunstone De Diablo Del Fora
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    I don't actively pursue happiness, but, as it happens, I'm quite happy.

    I largely attribute my happiness to dancing girls, of course, as I have no gods.

    Apart from erotic dancers, I live as simply as possible, keep in touch with my close friends and family, and find a sense of purpose or meaning in some of my activities and enthusiasms. I'm also near 60 years old, and in my experience, it's easier to be happy at 60 than it is to be happy at 40; and easier at 40 than at 20.
     
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  3. Jainarayan

    Jainarayan ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय
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    Unhappiness in my life, and there's plenty of it, is largely of my own doing, no one else's.
     
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  4. metis

    metis aged ecumenical anthropologist

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    I've been very fortunate to come from a loving family and then eventually marrying a loving wife who is willing to put up with my faults and craziness.
     
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  5. RabbiO

    RabbiO הרב יונה בן זכריה

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    And then you met me and you felt you had stepped into the Book of Job. (Note to all: This is called bad rabbinical humor to which I have been subjecting metis to for several years.)
     
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  6. metis

    metis aged ecumenical anthropologist

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    No, it's very bad rabbinical humor, so you've given yourself way too much credit! :D

    Take care, my friend and rabbi!
     
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  7. 1137

    1137 Beloved of Set | O.S. Co-founder
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    Happy but want some big changes, specifically surrounding health and pain issues.
     
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  8. Godobeyer

    Godobeyer the word "Islam" means "submission" to God
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    I am happy with my life,I am looking for better in future insha Allah.
    In God we trust.
     
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  9. Covellite

    Covellite Active Member

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    I know that we all have mixed feelings, if we are human beings.
    We are not wooden puppets with a big smile on our faces. It would be really weird and scary.
     
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  10. Wu Wei

    Wu Wei ursus senum severiorum and ex-Bisy Backson

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    Happiness is overrated and I think generally misunderstood as it applies to ones life. Contentment would be a better term to use IMO.

    But with that said, for the most part I am, I do however dislike my job and know what I would much rather do. However at this time I am stuck based on responsibilities so I accept it. I am however looking for ways (other than winning the lottery) to get me to a better place career wise.
     
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  11. Hammerheart

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    I voted for "My Life is Horror and I Must Change It". I feel a little stupid saying that, but I am extremely depressed and I've developed adhedonia, therefore I don't get much pleasure out of playing guitar anymore.

    My life once centered around playing guitar. I'd do anything to be able to get the extreme enjoyment I used to get out of it back.

    On top of the internal struggle, the atmosphere I am currently in is not a good one.

    I don't want to be perceived as overdramatic; but it's hard for most people to understand. My life and identify were rooted in playing guitar, it was all I wanted to do since fifth grade, and now school has taken it from me.

    I have a possible mild from of autism as well.
     
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  12. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    How is happiness defined? Is it consistent elation and joy?

    I try to maintain a sense of equilibrium in life. Not actually happy per say, but not all that sad either.

    I'm sure people have heard the term, "A happy medium".
     
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  13. 1137

    1137 Beloved of Set | O.S. Co-founder
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    Hate to be that guy, but have you talked to someone?
     
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  14. Saint Frankenstein

    Saint Frankenstein Pyrphóros ⚡ Lux Aeterna
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    I hate my life and am very depressed.
     
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  15. metis

    metis aged ecumenical anthropologist

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    I sincerely hope it gets a lot better.
     
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  16. Hammerheart

    Hammerheart Well-Known Member

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    Not directly regarding this issue, but I saw an academic psychologist a few months ago who diagnosed me with mild autism, depression, and OCD. I don't believe in mental illness, most of my issues are probably situational or based on my slight weirdness. I believe in neurological problems, but I doubt that I have an actual physical problem. My adhedonia is on and off.
     
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  17. YmirGF

    YmirGF Bodhisattva

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    Aside from dealing with my rather strange sister and the estate settlement (lawyers & banks etc) I am very content and please.

    No one promised me a rose garden, but now, I have many. :D
     
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  18. Whiterain

    Whiterain Get me off of this planet

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    Well everyday I hope the sky opens up and it's the apocalypse. It's never going to happen, the horn is not going to sound and there will be no epic battle. I will never be back in the military or a policeman or a detective. Even if it did happen I would just get put in jail for being a lunatic.. **frown**.

    Aside from that I'm fine... No matter what happened, even if I hit the street, I'd be merry and at peace with the world and nature in all of its... brutality. It's actually my full time struggle not to give up and become a drifter.

    Functioning cogs of society would call that "insane", but I am at peace and would find it, have found it, liberating and exciting, TB shots meds are free.

    Life is looking better... I can go back to college for a BS in about 5 months... That will take about 3 years part-time... I'll get a BS in something, lame I.T. or Engineering and make the big dolla dolla bills. Taxes are killing me though.... I bring home about 2k a month now, 600 bucks in taxes, are you freaking kidding me. My associate in a megalithic corporation makes about 80k a year, he gets taxes 27%, brings home around 55k. It's utterly sickening, this government is literally robbing people.

    Poverty sucks but I got an R9 390 and ultra-violence to keep my carnal desires sated. I also found martial arts, boxing also cures some things, like feelings I had in the sand box. I'm not going to whack my e-pene but I enjoy confrontation. It is also humbling and keeps my ego in check.
     
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  19. Ahanit

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    i have found no better word. but if you have one :) I love my live like it is

    Iron Wizzard
    Focusing on a special Objekt may be an expression of Autism. Why has School taken playing guitar from you?
    Have you help? The Problem is taking an autists obsession away can cause deep depressions... When you have Probs bevor than it can become more deep...
    If you are interested we can talk per PN about how you can help yourself.... In my 41 years of life I found many things to work with Autism and depression ;)


    Saint Frankenstein
    Have you help?
     
  20. interminable

    interminable منتظر

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    Without god this life in senseless for me
    That's why I'm trying to be a mystic and in this way there are lots of problems and difficulties that I must tolerate
    There is no other choice
    Happiness is only with remembering God
    Without him it's an illusion
     
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