Maybe you have to be the 14 dalai llama to be so happy and nice. he was funny, and gentle, and soft spoken, and he laughed at him self. the buddha reincarnate laughed at himself. maybe that is what we are all missing- a bit of humor- not take ourselves so seriously- understand our modesty in life- our miniscule part in this giant universe. positive attitude, thirst for knowledge, open mindedness. affection.