Materialistic Attitude To Happiness In The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald i

The United States of America is often referred to as the land of endless possibilities, where everyone can achieve everything. The belief in the so-called American Dream, which gives the people a sense of hope that includes the opportunity for economic prosperity and success, was and is still present. “Life, liberty, and the pursuit of … Read more

A Research on Finding Happiness in New Science of Happiness

Introduction The article New Science of Happiness extensively highlights a number of ways of making life more satisfying. It provides suggestions of what makes people happier and recommends various steps towards achieving a more satisfactory life. Most people find happiness in family connections and friendship. A good relationship with the children and friends contributes towards … Read more

The Effect That Material Goods Have On The Happiness In Our Lives

Does minimalism equal happiness “Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess in favor of focusing on what’s important, so you can find happiness, fulfillment, and freedom.” -The MinimalistsIn Graham Hill’s NY Times commentary, Living with Less. A Lot Less, in which he examines the effect that material goods have on the happiness … Read more

What Is The True Purpose Of Life?

Happiness is one of the most desired goals in life, yet for many it seems to be elusive. It’s easy to take in ourselves into thinking, “When I just have that nice house and new car, then I can be happy.” But in reality, happiness is available to all of us, right now. A big … Read more

Evaluation of Contentment through the Opinion of Epicurus

Epicurus, active during the 4th Century BCE, was a prominent ancient Greek philosopher whom founded his own school of thought and spearheaded his own philosophy, now labeled under the heading of Epicureanism. For him, the whole point of philosophy was to attain pleasure and avoid fear, primarily that of the gods, death, and an unpleasant … Read more

Can Money Buy Happiness For You?

Hold on, think to yourself for a second about this question “Can Money Buy Happiness”? You’d say “oh that’s obvious I’d just give you some money and you some money and now we’re best friends”! Not exactly, just give me a moment of your time and I’ll give you a better understanding of this question. … Read more

Holiday Experience

Holidays Nowadays, most of the people love holidays because it is an opportunity to have a break from routine life as well as helps to refresh oneself. After a holiday, we can go back to work or school with full energy. I love holidays too and I usually make the most of it. During my … Read more

What Is The True Purpose Of Life?

Happiness is one of the most desired goals in life, yet for many it seems to be elusive. It’s easy to take in ourselves into thinking, “When I just have that nice house and new car, then I can be happy.” But in reality, happiness is available to all of us, right now. A big … Read more

10 foods that make us happy

Some foods make us feel better about ourselves and forget about worries. On the occasion of the International Day of Happiness, we propose some foods that are sure to make you feel good. Some of them are very beneficial not only for our mood , but for many other things, strengthening us and providing everything … Read more

Why A Confident Smile Is A Happy Smile

A confident smile is a happy smile. Have you ever had a stranger smile at you while you were out in public? Maybe you were feeling down, but their genuine and friendly smile literally made you turn your frown upside down. All thanks to that random smiley person, your negative attitude suddenly subsided. This is … Read more

The Theme Of Happiness In American Beauty, Death Of A Salesman, The Great Gatsby And Revolutionary Road

Happiness can be defined in many different ways and is based on perception. In the eyes of every individual, the pursuit of happiness has a greater meaning where many of the characters try to find it in their own manner. People disguise their own happiness as an escape from reality and for a major part … Read more

Cyrano De Bergerac – Was He Happy?

While reading Cyrano de Bergerac, I found myself often wondering whether or not Cyrano had led a happy life. Actually, I never once wondered that, but that is irrelevant, because Cyranos happiness is the focus of this essay. Was he happy? Truth be told, I cannot say for sure. If we look upon his life, … Read more