Emotions such as joy and inspiration can be the effects happiness. On the other hand, emotions such as gratitude and appreciation can be the causes of happiness.
Emotion is energy in motion and energy is neither created nor destroyed. Learn to channel this power within you by directing the flow of your emotions.
Patterns and conditioning are major influencers on our happiness. Conditioning or a pattern is a learnt response to a specific trigger.
Research suggests that as much as 95% of what we do occurs on autopilot. Most of the time we act in an unconscious, habitual way.
Our perception and attitude towards time are major influencers of or happiness. Ultimately:
You can only be happy now. Choose to be happy now all the time and you will always be happy.