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How Should Psychology Define Happiness?

The wave of happiness research, part of the positive psychology movement, isn’t a trend that everyone is riding. When researchers use happiness to measure psychological health, they may fail to take into account the realities of our everyday lives, which don’t fit into a neat 1-10 point scale. Read More

In simple terms...

Well, describing this post in simple terms, happiness means giving what you like or feel good about to others before asking them for yourself. This justifies that famous proverb: You get what you give! Psychologically, happiness is the natural feeling that gets triggers instantly within, by helping others or doing something good to others. Am I right?

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Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her latest book is The Search for Fulfillment.

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