How to be happy without depending on others?

Following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): How to be happy without depending on others?

Acharya Prashant (AP): First of all, one begins by seeing that the happiness that is obtained by depending on others has certain transience about it. That helps us be disengaged from that kind of happiness. Otherwise, if…