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What is happiness?

What is happiness? We all feel it, but what IS it? Is it an experience? A manifestation of hard work? OR is it a state of being?

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  • Mar 3 2012: As with many of us who posted in this thread, I agree that happiness is at once a choice to look at the positives, to be content, a state of being.

    Personally, I also view happiness as consciously hoping, believing and acting. To consciously hope, both for myself and for others; to see the beauty in all things and appreciate them, living or not. Then to believe in these and that I have the ability to effect change and to act on it.

    Of course, it is not possible to control some things but I believe that in small ways, we can affect them. After all, we are only about six handshakes away from everyone else :)

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