Sometimes we develop grand concepts of what happiness might look like for us, but if we pay attention, we can see that there are little symbols of happiness in every breath that we take.

His Holiness the Karmapa

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“The Technology of the Heart.” TEDIndia 2009. Nov. 2009. Conference Presentation.

Source: "The Technology of the Heart." TEDIndia 2009. Nov. 2009. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by His Holiness the Karmapa, a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism,  means that while we often think of happiness as something that would require radical change in our lives, we can actually experience happiness right now, in every single moment. The quote is from His Holiness' 2009 TED Talk, "The Technology of the Heart." Watch the full TED Talk here: His Holiness the Karmapa - The Technology of the Heart