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Is There a Real Equation for Happiness?

Is There a Real Equation for Happiness

In the last few weeks I’ve noticed and increase in the number of articles centered around the idea that there’s a mathematical formula for happiness. Initially I made an assumption which turned out – as many assumptions do – to be totally wrong. My assumption was that there had been either a refinement of the “happiness formula,” created by the gurus of happiness Diener, Lyubomirsky and Seligman, or someone else had cracked the code and come up with an actual mathematical equation to the age old mystery of “what is the secret to happiness.” My first mistaken assumption was that ... Read More »

Defining Happiness

Defining Happiness

“I believe the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we are all seeking something better in life. So I think the very motion of our life is towards happiness. “The Dalai Lama Intuitively, I believe the words of the Dalai Lama to be the truth. Happiness like love is something we all experience. We know how it feels. There’s an old joke about defining art, “I don’t know what it is but I’ll know it when I see ... Read More »