"The situation hopefully encourages people to focus on the key things in life which, the research says – and, to a large extent, they intuitively know – really make them happy: relationships with family, friends, contact with the natural environment, and so on," said George MacKerron, a researcher at the London School of Economics who specialises in well-being. "On the other hand, I think there's a slight risk that those who were sceptical in the first place start decrying well-being/happiness research as somehow unserious or childish in the face of the 'important business' of growing GDP and creating jobs."
People say, “How can you not be happy when you have a ton of money?” But people also say, “Having too much money can get in the way of happiness.” To me money is just green paper that lets you buy things you want and need.
They were thrilled and I felt cheery for the rest of the day.
A good pork pie and maybe some Lincolnshire sausage.
In the ancient Indian scripture Mahabharata there is a passage which says "That person who lives in their own home, eats and lives simply and has no debt to anyone; they are truly happy in this world".
"All sorts of things make me happy: getting up in the morning and not falling over for one. Sitting in a café with a cup of coffee, good company with friends. It sounds terribly pretentious but it is true."
It is all these exams and pressure from school that makes me unhappy.
"The thing that makes me happy is spending time with my husband, four children, and entire extended family and good friends. Memories will stay with you for ever."
This makes me happy again.I am revising for my A-levels next week.
Being desirous that I should love books, they toldme, that nothing but knowledge could make me an agreeable companion to men of sense, or qualify me to.
The one thing that makes me the happiest is sleeping!
experiences instead of things; lots of small treats instead of a few big ones; give money to others; pay now and consume later; think about the negatives of what you want to buy; don't use price comparison sites as they distract from other attributes a product has; follow other people when choosing what to buy, as they are a better predictor of how happy a purchase will make us than our own judgement.
Apparently it really is the little things in life that make us happy, ..I'm moving to Bhutan!
Here are some of the things that make me happy: walking the dog; seeing other people very happy; making other people laugh, especially my baby daughter (see photograph);helping other people; meeting up with friends and family.
Last weekend I travelled for 4 hours for my niece's Christening, and just the sight of her made me feel immensely happy.
50 Little Things That Make Life HappyWORKING FOR HAPPINESS
CAN BE A LIFETIME ADVENTURE TOPIC SENTENCE PEOPLE´S LIFE
MATERIAL THINGS THAT MAKE PEOPLE HAPPY
NON MATERIAL THINGS THAT MAKE PEOPLE HAPPY NARROW TOPIC As a conclusion, to know real joy, one must go in much deeper, since it requires an extraordinarily alert mind that can see the “self” that accumulates more and more to himself.