Have you ever wondered what makes you happy in your life?
The answers that come to your mind must be traveling, retail therapy or a weekend getaway and much more. We all have our definition for the art of contentment in our lives, which is driven by these worldly pleasures.
Is it long-term happiness?
Every time you come back from a beautiful vacation, the happiness you felt goes away within a week. So, what is the driving factor for long-lasting happiness in your life? What is the actual meaning of happiness?
Happiness, by definition, is the state of being happy. At its simplest, it’s all about minimizing pain and maximizing pleasure. Many of the famous researchers and psychologists had tried to decode the theory of happiness.
Let’s dive in and start with finding out the meaning of it.
What is Happiness?
Happiness is when you feel well in your life. It has been researched in the field of positive psychology by Sonja Lyubomirsky, and she described it as “the experience of joy, contentment, or positive well-being, combined with a sense that one’s life is good, meaningful, and worthwhile.” Fundamentally, it means a certain level of joyfulness when things around you are happening in a more exuberant way than they usually occur. Continue reading The Relevance of Social Connections & Happiness
There are many different problems that people face in life. But one of the greatest risks they face is not being happy. Even when there are those fleeting moments of happiness they can be short lived. It is because the majority of people live such a hectic lifestyle. They don’t take the opportunity to enjoy that happiness. Others seem to be in constant search for happiness. But have very little success at finding it. What most people do not realize is that happiness could very well be in front of them. It can be all around them. The sad fact is that they just haven’t discovered it.
Happiness and Your Well Being
So many people suffer from a great many ailments. The average person will complain many times during their life that they generally do not feel at their best. In fact, most people don’t know what feeling at their best is. As humans, many of us tend to take things for granted. People that feel happy tend to feel good. A happy state of mind is a positive state of mind. Those who are happy feel positive about life. It has been proven that those who possess this state of mind may live longer and be in a healthier condition.
Quality of Life
It is common knowledge that people don’t want to grow old. There is that constant search for the “fountain of youth”. But people would be much better off searching for their happiness. They don’t have too far to go for this as nature holds the secret to happiness. All of the elements of nature serve a purpose. One of these is to create an aura of peace, relaxation, and happiness. Continue reading Nature’s Way Of Making One Happy