MAK is the short term for Museum für Angewandte Kunst – museum of applied arts and has this very interesting exhibition about the pursuit of happiness till the 28th of March 2016.
Happiness is a very important topic for me since,
even as a kid, I just wanted to be happy and content as an adult (who doesn’t). It may seem egoistic and naive of wanting to be happy, since a lot of factors are contributing to our own happiness (unhappiness of others?) but I base my own happiness less on people or objects and work on having a general positive outlook from within.
For me, happiness is a general state of mind and a thought process instead of a short-lived reaction to an action.
It may seem weird but to me, death is an important aspect. I think it is important to stay grounded and aware that we have a limited time on this planet and if we are not happy, we need to change it (whatever “it” is).
We need to enjoy the presence, every small moment that makes us smile and try to let go of fear. At least, that’s what is making sense to me and I can recommend you to see the exhibition and have a think about your own happiness.
Oh and if you are already in MAK, they also have a Star Wars exhibition that a lot of people seem to enjoy! (I have to confess that I am not into this fandom and therefore can’t share the enthusiasm ;)).