They are frequently referred to as “The Grand Essentials to Happiness” or “Rules for Happiness.” And, they have been attributed to a number of different sources including: Chinese Proverb, English poet Joseph Addison, Scottish writer Allan K Chalmers, German philosopher Immanuel Kant, and author/spokesperson for Motel 6 Tom Bodett.
Whomever said it … I like the “rules” or “essentials” for happiness because they are simple:
– Something to do
– Someone to love
– Something to hope for.