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...
Krishan Agrawal started the Discussion
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Reason for celebration ?! You are alive !!
The world is like a movie we watch . All these people and circumstances in life appearing to be so real are simply like characters and situations playing their part on screen , they say different things , bring out various emotions in us . We laugh more »
One experiences happiness, pleasure, suffering, pain and sorrow, in the mind. Mind is an apparatus that processes things from outside, and can perceive only through the five sense organs. If the mind is taken care of, if it is set right by using it properly, one will grow beyond the mind, and then one will be able to go beyond happiness and suffering. This can be achieved by meditation. When the mind is within one’s fold, the being will not be affected by outside events and s more »
Times flying, you can't hold on to it, you can't either let go of it! Time is still flying... you wish to make it stop, you wish to pause it. But nothing seems to be in your favor! There is no one who can "freeze the time". We all have heard about people making assumptions about future along with what has happened in past but have you ever thought "why no one talks about ceasing time"? If any scientists were able to do it, may be there was possibilities of stopping nightmares. No one knows more »
Rohit Patel took the poll
on Aug 22, 2014 , 07:06 pm
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What is your opinion about the love marriages compared to arrange marriage? I feel both have their advantages and disadvantages? more »