Definition of Happiness
Happiness is defined differently across the globe, and the definitions depend on the
experiences of different individuals. After reading the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights,"
my definition of happiness has improved significantly. I can now define happiness as the positive
and pleasant emotions ranging from short term and long term feelings of intense joy as a result of
one's freedom to live, explore, acquire various materials and use them in a way that contributes to
his/her happiness and make his/her lives satisfactory. This definition takes into account the
importance of freedom in human lives as long as the freedom granted to an individual does not
lead to the mistreatment and suffering of others.
The revised definition of happiness borrows ideas and essential concepts from the
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