Happiness

Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. A variety of biological, psychological, religious, and philosophical approaches have striven to define happiness and identify its sources. Various research groups, including Positive psychology, endeavor to apply the scientific method to answer questions about what "happiness" is, and how we might attain it. Philosophers and religious thinkers often define happiness in terms of living a good life, or flourishing, rather than simply as an emotion. Happiness in this sense was used to translate the Greek Eudaimonia, and is still used in virtue ethics. Happiness economics suggests that measures of public happiness should be used to supplement more traditional economic measures when evaluating the success of public policy. Happiness is a fuzzy concept and can mean many things to many people. Part of the challenge of a science of happiness is to...
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Ramesh K - What Do Men Think Creates "Magic" In A Relationship?
It isn't any secret that men and women differ in many ways in what they believe constitutes that fairytale relationship. They go out on that first date looking for different things, and hoping for different things, to happen. Many a happy woman has come floating home from that first date with images of love ever after only to find herself waiting by a silent phone for days, surprised he has not called. Wives have complained that they feel unloved and unfulfilled.So what's going more »
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Dr Uttam Dave - END OF A DATING RELATIONSHIP
Under what circumstances would it be advisable to end a dating relationship no matter how sweet or happiness giving it seems.?Dr Dave. more »
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Dr Uttam Dave - END OF A DATING RELATIONSHIP
Under what circumstances would it be advisable to end a dating relationship no matter how sweet or happiness giving it seems.?Dr Dave. more »
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