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