Exploring ingredients of happiness
Happiness is known to be a state of mind or feeling characterized by contentment, love, satisfaction, pleasure, or joy. Although there is not an specific definition that can describe happiness. Happiness holds a different meaning for a variety of people; factors that may relate to happiness are for example: money, age, parenthood, work, social activity, love and personality.
Money is always an issue when it comes to happiness. It is known that wealthier people tend to be slightly happier than middle class people. In this case money could give a substantial sense of security and sometimes avoid stress. Money and jobs go hand by hand. Someone unemployed it’s more likely to lack happiness because of the motivation a person has when they know they are going to receive some sort of reward, which leads to happiness.
Humans are social animals, so having interaction with others is fundamental. Those who are satisfied with their social networks and friendships report above average levels of happiness. Marriage or a romantic relationship can be stressful and even hard to handle at times, even though people consistently rate being in love as one of their most important ingredients in the search for happiness. People who are single might evolve some routines that make it difficult to adapt to a relationship. This is a problem that is more likely to be seen in adults rather than younger crowds, due to that most of adults who are single, also live alone, which creates a scenery that may create loneliness, having major consequences in their happiness.
Age is another important factor that may affect happiness for people. Age is also known for many to be some sort of scale that classifies a crowd and eventually comparing individuals may cause satisfaction or dissatisfaction due to success. Let’s take for example: two couples the same age have a wide difference in their wages. This may cause...