Why We Need Desires to Feel Alive

When do you feel most alive, happy and energized? When you are focusing upon some desire, something wanted, an improvement, a goal. Something that could or is about to happen and improve your life. But as soon as it happens, as soon as it is a done deal, a fact – your enjoyment, happiness and energy level drops. That should tell you something about a recipe for a happy and joyful life. So why DO we need desires to feel alive?