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Measuring happiness

Measuring happiness

Academically speaking, happiness cannot be measured. It is really a mix of health, emotions, the way you evaluate your life, and the extent to which you live out your values.

While happiness can't be measured, you can measure life satisfaction by asking questions about how much you feel joy. You can measure people's sense of purpose by asking what new and interesting things they learn every day and if they used their strength to do what they do best.

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Even if you cannot change your broader environment, you can still do small things to create positive emotions.

Happiness can be thought of as a retirement portfolio. You want it balanced with short and long term investments.

You can do several things to enjoy your life day-to-day. Positive psychology techniques of gratitude is generally a short-term solution.

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