Coming back to the word “happiness”, it has also been described as a state of mind and a sense of wellbeing. It is accompanied by a pleasant feeling and positivity. It is also said to be removal of all negativities from life, a sense of good life and is a string emotion. It is experiencing frequent positive emotions which might also include the sense of joy, interest and pride. Like mentioned, it would also include the absence of infrequent occurrence of any kind of negative emption like sadness, danger or anxiety. It is when people feel satisfied with their life and appreciate the way they are living their life. This means being satisfied with life and finding pleasure in small things. This altogether gives a positive experience to the person one is talking about. Thus, it can be said that a “happy” person is someone who experiences the above mentioned positive emotions, with satisfaction and appreciation of everything. This would also include the less frequent feelings of any of the negative emotions.
The different sentences which have been mentioned above describe situations when people have found “happiness”. One thing that can be understood from the situations mentioned above is that different people find happiness in different things or people. Though a general and most widely used definition is accepted amongst all, it is seen that happiness can mean different things for different people and possibly result in a feeling that is similar. Since it can be used to understand different things for different people, the term and its cognates also have different applications, ultimately referring to contentment and happy mood. A general and most widely used definition is accepted amongst all, it is seen that happiness can mean different things for different people and possibly result in a feeling that is similar. Thus, the definition of happiness can be different to different people. Keeping this as one of the main characteristic of happiness, it can be said that happiness is subjective. The discussion further undertakes a personal view on happiness. Also, covers one’s point of view regarding the different concepts of happiness .