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The effects of happiness

Being happy affects your health and well-being more than you think. It makes you become more content with what you have currently. It allows you to build stronger relationships with people.

Happiness makes an individual more resilient. This allows them to manage stress better and happy people live longer on average than negative people. Being satisfied with life also helps you get sick less often. Happier mental state is connected to having increased immunity.

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Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle differentiated the varieties of happiness:

Happiness is when a person feels satisfaction, contentment, and elation in their life. It is a fulfilling feeling to have despite it having varying definitions.

To some people, happiness comes naturally, but if it doesn't for you here are some things you can do to raise your happiness level:

We do not have complete control over everything that happens in our lives, but we can always choose which paths to go to and the actions we make. Purpose is something you can cultivate, remember that always.

Scientists believe that these two theories are the reason why people pursue happiness:

  1. Emotional balance - We all experience positive and negative feelings from time to time. How one handles their emotional state is crucial as to how they radiate this energy towards everything they have going on in their life;
  2. Life satisfaction - Peo...

It's fairly easy to look for the things that make us happy, but we have to note that choosing the wrong things to value can lead to more harm than good. We need to be able to pick the thing that bring us happiness and makes our life better in a general sense.

Here are questions you should ask yourself to know if you are happy:

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