The quest for joy has done nothing, but cause me grief. I am at my most miserable when I desperately try to hold on to things that bring me joy. When my treasured possessions get broken, damaged or lost, I get upset, brood for a while, then become obsessed with trying to replace them. It is a vicious cycle. Yet, a new book on home organization advices us to surround ourselves with joy evoking possessions.
Google announced on Feb 1, 2016, it reached 1 billion Monthly Active Users (MAUs). Immediately, I thought of Facebook. Sorry, Google, I mean no disregard to Gmail. I am an avid Gmail user. I even have multiple accounts. When I thought about the sheer number of e-mails 1 billion users may generate, I instantly thought about friends. Facebook simply has the vernacular cornered on the use of the term friends. So, I ran a Google search to find out how many MAUs Facebook reports. Facebook reported it has 1.59 billion MAUs on January 27, 2016. I could not help but wonder, “How many friends does a person really need?”
This quote you can attribute to me for now.
We are typically closer to success than we think.
This is one of my favorite quotes. There are many ways that we can incorporate art in our everyday lives.