Aside from a few basic necessities, your level of happiness depends on your interpretation of the world. The perennial questions like, “How can I achieve this?” or “How can I get more love?” concern themselves with the transition from where you are right now to another place and time where your think things will be better. But this approach has a flaw in it: it fails to recognize the fundamental truth that your ability to love life is only possible in one place and one time:

Here and now.