What does happiness mean? According to Merriam-Webster happiness (1) is a state of well-being and contentment, (2) an experience that makes people happy. There can be many definitions of the word happiness because it may mean different things to people. What may make me happy may not make others happy. For me happiness is as simple as feeling good about myself, doing what I love and having the people I love around me. According to the Declaration of Independence, they do not guarantee us happiness, but they do guarantee us the right to pursue what makes us happy. Happiness is hard to achieve, and that is why most of us live trying to find those things that make us happy.
My family brings joy and happiness into my life. They are a very important part of my everyday life. My family accepts and understands me as I am, and they support me no matter what. They are the ones who encourage me whenever I ...view middle of the document...
In addition, I like to spend time in a classroom surrounded by students from different countries who speak different languages, but who are there for a reason: to learn. Education helps me to meet people and make new friends. Through education, I can experience life because I study subjects that are much related to real life. Education will give me the opportunity to be a prepared person, and it will help me to have the knowledge necessary to survive in this society. I know that a career will not only improve the quality of my life, but also will bring happiness to my life. My career will give me the strength to wake up every day and go work.
Being alone in nature, especially at the beach is happiness for me. I love to go to the beach; I cannot spend two weeks without going to the beach because I would feel depressed and incomplete. When I am at the beach I feel relaxed and at peace with myself. My mind goes blank watching the waves, and the harmony of nature takes over me. At the beach my worries are gone and all I can think of is happy things. I do not imagine myself living in a place where there is not beach around because it will make my life to be miserable. There is a connection between the sea and I, and when I marry I will do the ceremony at the beach because I want the sea to be witness of my love for that person.
Overall, it is important to know what is that anything that can make us feel happy because then we will find the real meaning of happiness. I think the main purpose of our lives is to find the things that makes us happy. For example, there may be a certain person that make us happy, so in order to feel that amazing thing of being happy we need to find a way to spend more time with them. I think that if we can find something that makes us truly happy, then our lives will be a lot easier. Happiness is not something superficial, it is something that comes from our insides and does not go out. It is something that affect our entire life because it may make us change our attitude, our mood, and our way of seeing life. I think happiness is something powerful that might last for years, months or days.