Definition Essay About Happiness

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Pages: 5

Natnicha Saejiw 59101010762
Pawinnut Lamalee 59101010766
Pornhanok Chamnanaksorn 59101010767
EN 395 Paper 3 Draft 3
November 22, 2017


What is happiness in your mind?
What make you feel happy?
Each answer may differ and vary because of individuality. Anyway, happiness for a particular person comes from the same point in each branch. Let’s look at this in more detail.
First, to find what is happiness, in Cambridge Dictionary, the word “happiness” can be defined as “the feeling of being happy.” Also, Oxford Dictionary explains this word as “the state of feeling or showing pleasure.” However, it is hard to understand happiness clearly from only the definition above. So, let’s leave
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Apart from a greater satisfaction of life, being happy makes people have a good health. Happy people are reported to live 14% longer, increasing their lives by 7.5 to 10 years. They are more likely to have successful relationships and have more chance of getting marriage compare with an unhappy person. Moreover, the happiness also makes people are more productive and creative following the research by Dr.Barbara Fredrickson and others which have shown that people are more creative when they are experiencing positive emotions. Being happy is important because it can bring another person who is surrounded to be happy. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the University of California, San Difound found that when an individual becomes happy, a friend living within a mile experiences a 25 percent increased 8the chance of becoming happy. This can be one of the benefits of …show more content…
The individual happiness may differ from each other because of experiences, background, religion, knowledge, and attitude toward happiness. At this point, could you answer the question at the beginning?. What is your happiness? and what makes you feel happy? Sometimes, happiness is something that closes to you. It could be simple and easy to find. You just have to look around and satisfy what you have or who you are. You will definitely found the true meaning of your happiness which is not far from you. As James Oppenheim said " The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his