Benjamin P. Hardy, thank you, it is a good article and I found a few good points for myself! Plus in your “morning activities” list there were some books I’ve never heard of, which is a nice bonus.
However, I wanted to mention that I have a different opinion about “you cannot directly pursue happiness”. In my personal life experience I made this incredible discovery for myself — happiness comes within you. I always was trying to find it out there, running away from problems, responsibilities.
But one day i stopped, looked around and changed my opinion about life. I applied a number of techniques and tricks. And realized that the way i feel — is the choice i make at every moment. Happiness came to me when i started to control my emotions.
If someone wants to enjoy the life — it’s a matter of choice. You can directly pursue the happiness.