Positive psychology and cognitive therapy before it proffer that how we feel (including whether or not we feel happy) depends at least on part on how we think.
Thoughts largely create emotions.
Hence optimistic thoughts are one of the biggest contributors to happiness; and pessimistic thoughts are...
They say that in giving we receive.
But what do we receive?
Positive psychology research has told us for quite some time now that giving and being generous benefits the receiver AND the giver; and it benefits both by providing higher levels fo happiness.
When we give we...
Happiness comes from many things.
Happiness partially comes from fun and pleasure.
But happiness also comes from working towards and achieving meaningful goals.
All of us have goals we'd like to achieve; but many of us struggle to achieve them...