Is there more Happiness or Sadness in the world ???
For instance, when we struggle or fail at something it is easier to see it as a negative thing. But it could also be seen as a positive because it gives us opportunity to try again or to succeed at something else. If I didn't realize at a young age that I was bad at math, I could spend my whole life trying to do something that makes me miserable. However, being bad at one thing made me realize what I really was good at and what made me happy.
I avoid watching the news because it focuses on depressing events. I think the situation also impacts the sadness or happiness level. If you expose yourself to read or think about sad things, you're more likely to feel that way. Surround yourself with ...more