The Beginner’s Guide to Happiness

What is happiness and how do you find it?

Dr. Robin LaBarbera
May 7 · 4 min read
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More than simply a “positive mood,” the definition of happiness is “a state of well-being, a sense of enjoyment in life, a sense of meaning and deep contentment.” A significant body of research also suggests that happy people have better physical health. Research tells us that feelings of positivity and fulfillment benefit cardiovascular…