The Pursuit of Happiness

Feb 3rd, 2012
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Happiness is defined as a state of living a good life in which one flourishes rather than simply enjoying an emotional well-being. The quality of life should then be based on larger things such as goals and accomplishments to make one enjoy their lifestyle. Martin Seligman, a well known psychologist has defined happiness in three forms. These include; pleasant life, engaged life and meaningful life. In pleasant life, one has the emotional ability to enjoy their life through positive emotions that occur hence increasing the intensity and durations of pleasure. This form of happiness is described as short term

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