Character Analysis: A Genie Grants You Three Wishes

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Consider the following situation: Assuming everyone you know will be taken care in all aspects of life, would you like A.) 1 billion dollars and be the most miserable person you know until die or B.) never get another cent but be the happiest person on the face of the earth? You know the answer to that question. So why do we put success before happiness? And don't say you don't. How many times have you googled easy ways to make money online? Tried to create your own business hoping to make it big? Researched the highest paying jobs? Made yourself consistently miserable for a job or degree? You're putting success before happiness. A Genie Grants You Three Wishes... I've studied a lot about happiness through out the years (I thought I've…show more content…
But don't completely avoid her either. Instead, you have to prioritize her: create opportunities for your paths to cross, make friendly small talk, and maybe a few hints that you like her. That will give you the best chance of make her your girlfriend. It's David Henry Thoreau's happiness is a butterfly argument. But you have to be close by for the butterfly to land on your shoulder. So how do you prioritize happiness? In my experience and research, it comes from prioritizing other people. People, our relationships, make or break our happiness. (Don't get me wrong there are a lot of other factors, but surrounding yourself with the right people seems to be the keystone in accomplishing those other items.) If you are interested in what Professor Raj thinks, according to him the best way to prioritize happiness is finding joy in this perfect, but also imperfect, life. That is, choose to see life and cherish it as being abundant and benevolent despite the situation. However, in my experience, especially for those of you still living in your mom's basement, that mindset is best cultivated by surround yourself with positive people. Best way to find those that will give you happiness? What is the easiest way to make friends? Find a group you want to be

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