1101 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC
Group discussion (about 7:30, after food/drink orders). What is happiness? Can/should it be pursued? Relevant topics: psychological white elephant effect (don't think about the elephant, don't think about the elephant), other people, comparisons, isolation, family, romance, dependency, objects, being happy with less, contentment, entitlement, experiences, caution, comfort zones, travel, finances, appreciation, self-pity, 'if-only,' goals, 'I'll be happy when...', pleasures, positivity, realistic views, how we deal with failures/success, focusing on the path, living in the moment, meditation, being true to self, relaxation, depression, anxiety about the future, retribution ("happiness is a warm gun").