The Beginner’s Guide to Happiness

What is happiness and how do I get it?

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 health, our immune system, inflammation levels, and blood pressure, among other things. Happiness has also been linked to a longer lifespan a higher quality of life and…