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What is happiness?

What is happiness?

  • Happiness is the experience of positive emotions; pleasure combined with deeper feelings of meaning and purpose.
  • Martin Seligman has broken it down into three measurable components: pleasure, engagement and meaning.
  • The happiness advantage is a revolution that shows us that success orbits arround happiness and not the other way arround.

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