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...
Jackson Clark posted the Blog
10 hrs ago
How exercising during pregnancy can help you avoid several physical and mental issues?
Do you know that exercise while pregnant is absolutely safe if you undertake that under the proper guidance of experts? Do you know that reckless exercising will do you more harm than good? You should not shy away from exercising while pregnancy. Exercise is required to stay physically fit and mentally calm at this stage. However, since you are not an expert in this and you should not be taking undue risk with yours and your would-be child’s well being; consult a fitness expert regarding t more »
Narotam Bansal posted the Blog
on Dec 10, 2013 , 04:59 pm
The present day man has become more materialistic than his ancestors. All day and night he hankers after material benefits and has little time to remember the GOD. It could be digested if he hankers to get all comforts of modern day life but he is there trying to outshine his neighbours, friends and relatives. This has become a cause for him for lot of worries and ultimately the man is unhappy. Most of life's troubles are man's own created and they have no substance or reality. Man is in more »
SIT ALONE ALL ALONE TO FIND YOURSELF sometimes when i sit alone all alone and start thinking about the things around me...suddenly i feel that how beautiful things around me are.. every time they seems normal but today when I am seeing it carefully I found things more than just awesome..the birds chirping , the beautiful tall trees , greenery spreading all around, little kids playing on ground.. and so on... but why most of the peoples are not happy, even more »
It has been said breakups are way much harder than falling in love, and I totally agree. But then again they present you with an opportunity to re-invent yourself and start afresh. It is an opportunity to find yourself and chart your future. Then amidst all these confusion your ex starts giving you mixed signals. Is he just checking up on you and being friendly or does he want you back?You should know the best ways to check what your ex’s intentions are when all of a sudden he starts showing y more »
Are you scared to be happy? Maybe you haven't given it a thought. Of course not you say? Yeah we all say so. How can anyone be afraid to be happy? What kid of a question is that? Well I assure you it's not as baseless an enquiry as it sounds to you at this moment. Do read on. Happiness is a vicious cycle in India. You get stuck at it. You are born - your parents must be happy. You go to school - wow what a great beginning to you life! You pass out of school - you must go to college. more »
Aritra Sur updated the Citizen Journalism
on Nov 23, 2013 , 09:17 am
Every face tells a story of life...
Everyday I go to office from Pour to Paranur by public transport and just think of one thing i didn't wanted to do this and then i just put my earphones and continue my journey.Life is always a quest to me what we really wanna achieve. One day what more »
Harpreet Kaur posted the Blog
on Nov 15, 2013 , 11:27 am
Simple things that give you happiness
Happiness is a state of mind that can only be permanent if it comes from within, it cannot be achieve through external forces. In that case happiness will be temporary. It may be extremely helpful to remember that happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it solely depends upon what you think. Happiness can be got from simplest of things and not big gifts and grand gestures. A simple thing to do I start the day by thinking of all the things you are thankful more »
I just spent a week in the hospital. There was a time when I would say that I don't easily fall sick but I guess that changed quite a bit this year. It was a very trashy year health wise. And this last episode sort of nailed it. I have never been in a hospital for so long and I hope I will never again be. The blessed part was that my nose was clogged throughout the entire week and I didn't have to take in the horrible medicinal aroma of hospitals.Besides that minor good part it was a nightmare. more »