"The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Perhaps this is where our problem lies. We have pursued happiness as our goal and our purpose in life. When happiness becomes our goal and purpose, we are forever pursuing it and it is forever just out of our reach.
For what makes us truly happy?