9 paradoxes of happiness to contemplate as you think about your happiness

I liked this link Nine Paradoxes to Contemplate as You Consider Your Happiness Project and book marking the same

  1. Accept myself, but expect more of myself.
  2. Take myself less seriously—and take myself more seriously.
  3. Push myself to use my time efficiently, yet also make time to play, to wander, to read at whim, to fail.
  4. Strive to be emotionally self-sufficient so I can connect better with other people. Only recently have I begun to understand the importance of this idea.
  5. Keep an empty shelf, and keep a junk drawer.
  6. Think about myself so I can forget myself.
  7. Remember that control and mastery are key elements of happiness; and so are novelty and challenge.
  8. Work can be play, and play can be work.
  9. The days are long, but the years are short.