Ask yourself

Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so.
explain it’s meaning ?

explain its meaning please ?

Once you start examining whether you are truly happy, you become discontented and end up not being happy.

It’s like the activity of asking yourself about being happy made you unhappy.

That’s right, when you start to examine it in detail you suddenly discover that there are a number of things you’re not happy about, though they never really concerned you too much until you started pondering them.

Philosophy class.


It sounds a bit like what Schopenhauer wrote regarding happiness and being happy.