Running head: HAPPINESS
Definition of happiness
Happiness is the state of mental or emotional well-being. Additionally, it is the positive
emotions stretching from augmented joy as well as gratification. Moreover, in religion,
happiness can be defined in relation to living a perfect life rather than emotions. Unlike riches,
honor, and friendship, happiness is the only thing human beings desire for its own sake.
According to philosophies, happy life fulfills human nature in a tremendous way. Therefore,
what is important to ensure that human being enjoys this life is through capitalizing happiness
always. This will enable individuals to live a life free from tress and be in a position to achieve
happiness (Seligman, 2004).
Cities and towns who have distributed surveys
Some of the cities in the United States of America, which have started distributing
surveys as means of ensuring its citizens learn about what makes them happy includes Santa
Monica, California, Nevada, Massachusetts as well as Somerville have gained popularities in
distributing surveys related to making their citizens happy. All surveys share a common goal,
which ensures that it is not suitable for the government while others consider it essential to make
its citizens happier.
One of the major city, which has sent out the survey is Somervi...