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Faranha Moosajee

Student in Psychology and Full Time Worker, Psychology Student

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Is happiness just an illusion?

People are talking about searching for this elusive thing called happiness. They believe that if they reached the "thing" they want they will find happiness, yet once they acquire or reach the "thing" they only realise they want more... People are not easily satisfied and will always want more and more, will there ever be enough for true happiness?
Is it even possible to have a constant state of happiness or is being happy just a fleeting feeling that only lasts a few moments?
Do we believe that the emptiness we feel inside of ourselves can be fixed by "happiness"?

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    Jan 27 2014: I'd prefer a stable and lasting sense of balanced wellbeing to happiness.
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