Now this is not a post in the true sense but wanted to share a very nice presentation with you.
Sometimes called the "happiest man in the world," Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk, author and photographer. He will try to define what happiness is, and how can we all get some. Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and fulfillment.
see presentation here > http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/191