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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Narendra Reddy Manda
Narendra Reddy Manda started the Discussion
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Can money buy Happiness?
Money can't buy you love. Worshipping Mammon foments evil ways. Materialists are shallow and unhappy. more »
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Babu Bairwa
Babu Bairwa commented on the video
on Apr 19, 2014 , 11:32 pm
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Amirthanathan Appu Arulappan
Amirthanathan Appu Arulappan started the Discussion
on Apr 19, 2014 , 08:52 pm
WATER SUPPLY THE HEALTH OF THE PEOPLE
In the world of Disraeli " The health of the people is really the foundation upon which their happiness and all their powers as a State depend " It is obvious how environmental sanitation reflects on the promotion and maintenance of the health of more »
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Love You
Love You and commented on the blog by Dhoom Again
on Apr 19, 2014 , 01:20 pm
Dhoom Again - The Eight Limbs of Yoga
While the physical component of yoga is certainly of importance, it is only one of the eight traditional limbs of yoga practice, all of which have meditation on God as their purpose. These are the eight limbs of the complete yoga system as they are found in the famous yoga textbook known as the Yoga Sutras, written by the sage Patanjali in circa 200 B.C. Briefly, they are as follows:1. Yama: These are five positive ethical guidelines (restraints, or abstinences) that include more »
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Yogesh Sharma
Yogesh Sharma and commented on the blog
on Mar 31, 2014 , 05:22 pm
Yogesh Sharma - Live for Your ‘Self’ in Your ‘Space’
Most of the time modern day, modern and fast feels tired, exhausted and somewhere lost in the fast running world. They have no idea nor will to look back and see what they can do about it. When they get up in the morning after a night sleep, they feel tired and disinterested in work and in themselves. It means they are cut off from their own self and their space has been encroached upon by others. Soul, mind and body are the most important part of an individual self but no body cares to give more »
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Jia Sen
Jia Sen updated the Video
on Mar 27, 2014 , 01:09 pm
Pharrell Williams - Happy (India)
Happy is featured on Pharrell Williams brand new album. Check out the song that celebrates happiness.
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Prateek Singh Parihar
Prateek Singh Parihar posted the Blog
on Mar 25, 2014 , 01:59 pm
Anonymous Girl!!!
Hey there, Anonymous Girl.It’s been a very long time, which I’m sure you’re aware of. I’d like to say that it was your decision alone to keep this distance, but I think we both know it was for the best. I’d like to say that I’m glad you are well, but as we both know I have absolutely no idea how you are. The one thing that can definitely be said is that when we cut ties, we leave no strand behind, but slice right through until we no longer remember how to find each other. It’s amaz more »
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Shilpa Bhatnagar
Shilpa Bhatnagar posted the Blog
on Mar 24, 2014 , 06:46 pm
Because I am born in India
I want to live, I want to fly but I can'tbecause I am born in IndiaI want to sing , I want to dance but I can'tBecause I am born in IndiaI want to smile, I want to laugh but I can'tBecause I am born in IndiaThe above lines are written from the heart of millions of present women in India. Love yourself, respect yourself..so will others.Don't give the control of your happiness to anyone.I can just say to them.The above lines may seem not to be realistic in this changing India but trust me more »
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Sanjay Aggarwal
Sanjay Aggarwal commented on the blog by Madhavi Jain
on Mar 17, 2014 , 06:52 am
Madhavi Jain - Hot on the web: Top Holi Smses
So its Holi and you want to wish each and every contact on your phone list. Well, don't worry as we bring you a list of the best Holi Smses ever! 1.) Bright colours, water balloons, lavish gujiyas and melodious songs are the ingredients of a perfect Holi. Wish you a very happy and wonderful Holi.2.) May God gift you all the colours of life, colours of joy, colours of happiness, colours of friendship, colours of love and all other colours you want to paint your life in. Happy Holi.3.) If more »
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