The Muslims Down Under Podcast

The Pursuit of Happiness: How to be happy?

December 11, 2020 Muslims Down Under Season 1 Episode 1
The Muslims Down Under Podcast
The Pursuit of Happiness: How to be happy?
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Most people spend their lives chasing happiness and success, yet never seem to arrive at a happily ever after.  It seems as though the only way to become happy is to attain something bigger or better, faster or fancier. We rely on materialistic pursuits to make us happy, wanting more and more. 
What does it take to acquire true contentment in life? 
Will achieving standards set by a materialistic society really lead to happiness? 

In this episode, we explore this present-day phenomena in detail and discuss why striving towards a higher purpose by actually foregoing our personal egotistical pursuits, is the only way to achieve a pure form of happiness.

What does the pursuit of happiness mean?
What do we think makes us happy?
What happens when we acquire materialistic goals?
How does materialism impact mental health?
How can we have purpose in life?
What enables growth and progress?
What is the purpose of our life?