What is true happiness? And who really knows what this “true happiness is”? Many people have a different view on this question, some might say that love and family bring them true happiness, while others may say that a fancy house and a dozen diamond rings are what make them happy. In today’s society, we see more and more people fall under the “money makes you happy” way of thinking. By having big houses, closet full of clothing, nice car to drive and an abundance of money-we should be happy. While there are some things money can buy, there are some things that money just can’t. Money can buy you a big house, sure, but it can’t buy you a home or family to fill it. Money can buy you a bed, but not a rested sleep, it can buy you thousands of books, but not knowledge. You could spend millions on medication, but would you be healthy? Contrary to what some people think, the Bible says different. In Timothy 6:10 we learn that money, in fact is the root of all evils, not the true definition of happiness, “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs”. If we seek to know God, and accept him into our hearts and lives, we will live happy lives because “Happy are the people whose God is the Lord!” (Psalm 144:15) So to answer my question “What is true happiness and who really knows the answer” would depend on on the person. Some may say money, or power. In
So what is happiness?
First I’d like to cover from a chemical perspective,
When you smoke a cigarette, the chemicals inside that are then released into
your body bringing you pleasure or relief which can be mistaken as happiness.
To me, substance and material pleasures are in the same boat. Some people
buy things or light up a cigarette to feel better. Temporary fixes of relief. But in
that span of temporary relief you could find happiness within yourself. The
happiness does not come from…
What is happiness?
What is happiness but the realization and pursuit of something better that leads to a satiation point and fulfillment of the body and/or mind? Do we really understand what happiness is? Could it be the ownership of a tangible object like a car or the warmth of being with someone who you have a deep caring for? Does it matter? Happiness can be the discovery of one self’s true purpose and reality of “why?”. In pieces we have recently looked at we discovered that there is no true…
What is Happiness?
Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” Ask yourself that question. What is happiness? Is happiness having the most money in the world? Is happiness having the most expensive designer clothes and latest fashions? Is happiness having a car for every day of the week and a house for every season of the year? Or is attaining happiness as simple as waking up in the morning with a roof over your head? Is it having…
At times of sadness, anger, and despair I can speak for most people when I say we have all told ourselves, “I just want to be happy!”, or asked “why me?”. In reality we should be asking the never- ending question, “What is happiness?” When searching for the word happiness in the dictionary it was defined as good fortune, pleasure, and joy. Do these emotions truly define what happiness really is? If so, how do we get it? I believe happiness is not something you can just get from one day…
What Happiness Means to Others
HU 300_ Art and Humanities: 20th Century and Beyond
First Interview with Jack Rasmussen on October 13, 2013.
The first interview session will be held with Jack Rasmussen, my nephew, who lives in San Francisco, California with my older sister and her husband. Jack is 10-years-old and attends Live Oak School which is a private elementary school in San Francisco, California. Jack has lived in…
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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…
26 August 2014
Happiness is a universal feeling. Everyone in the world can experience happiness. Today happiness is viewed in many different ways. Everyone defines happiness according to their personal views. Each person describes their inner feelings in a way that you cannot compare with another. How a person achieves happiness is entirely unique. Happiness originally means experiencing good fortune, pleasure, contentment, and joy. What makes you happy and what makes me happy are…
contemplate the question of “What is justice.” While in today’s society we
know what words are associated with justice such as fairness and equality, few people are able
to give a precise definition that they stand by. In both the antiquated Plato’s republic and the
theory of justice being utilitarianism, justice calls for a system which the current day society does
not have. For me, justice is what creates the most happiness. I believe that happiness trumps
everything in life…
Philosophy: Guide to Happiness. Epicurus on Happiness
April 20, 2015
Ever since ancient times human beings have looked to philosophy for the secret of happiness. Epicurus found more knowledge on the pursuit of happiness than any other philosopher out there. Very little of Epicurus has survived over the years, most of his books have been lost over the centuries leaving his suggestions on happiness to be reassembled with few remains of information. Epicurus did believed that we could…
The Pursuit of Happiness
There are a lot of question about happiness. The first one is what is happiness? And if we find the answer the next question is Where can I find it? or Where is? Happiness is characterized as the feeling of positive satisfaction, love, and contentment. If you ask one hundred people what it is that makes them happy, you will get one hundred different answers, and each answer is correct. Happiness comes from things, goals, family, love, God, work and the most important from…