Happiness is the final chapter we tend to strive for, when you feel happy you feel fulfillment, joy, grateful. My life is one of the many examples as to how the past has just given me the strength and courage to strive for the unthinkable. Everyday I look for happiness in the smallest of things, and that is a victory in itself. Happiness is a process, with time. My story, the Sarah Paquette journey, my personal story is something, I want to share.
If you are able to laugh often and much then you have definitely achieved happiness. The idea of living well, though, is a broad statement. In order, then, to define success in to this statement, we have to define living well is. There are different ways success can be achieved: societal success, personal success, and academic or professional success. Success entails having a positive outlook and good work ethic to help you pursue your dreams and goals throughout your entire life.
Mills explains Utilitarianism as achieving life’s goals, it is what everyone wants or seek for. He further explains that utilitarianism promotes the quality of life. Furthermore, utilitarianism is connected to happiness, because we all seek to achieve different goals in life, and those goals are what makes up happy. We all want certain things in life, or want to achieve certain things. Utilitarianism promotes happiness, happiness exclude pain, suffering, struggles, stress, and anything that makes one ‘unhappy’ or ‘sad’.
He also states that people choose to do things that make them instantaneously happy, even though that choice could harm them in the long run. Another thing that Porter thinks happiness relates to is the quality of someone’s life and how when
In the short story, “I Witness,” Michael Redhill states that “The true measure of success in life is how well we connect.” I absolutely agree with this statement because of how connecting with people has an enormous effect towards succeeding in life. Connecting well with people will give us many benefits and advantages such as getting varieties of opinions from different type of people, being taught life lessons and gaining more knowledge. Success is truly affected by having these benefits and advantages. Variety of people has different opinions and thoughts. Many of us face difficulties when it comes to decision making.
In the acronym THINK BIG Dr.Carson used the word nice. The word nice can mean many different things ,but Dr.Carson’s definition was so inspiring. In the biography Gifted Hands Ben states,”And you can get so more done when people are being nice to you and you’re nice to them.” That phrase reminds me that when you are nice you get so much more and people appreciate your presence as well.
People’s self-concept and perception of who they are as individuals is one of the most fundamental things they should know in life, and it is foundational in people thriving and growing as confident functioning members of society. Our physical appearance, social traits, social roles, interests, beliefs, and strengths and weakness all compose an image that makes people unique and different from all the other people around them (Adler 30). The part of self-concept that involves how people view these qualities and their self-worth is called self-esteem (Adler 30). People can have a positive or negative self-esteem, and there are many influences that can enhance and build self-esteem or lower and diminish self-esteem. A common theme throughout
An essential part of striving towards increased positive emotions is understanding why those positive emotions are useful and applicable in every day life. These advantages are excellently highlighted in the broaden and build theory. The theory is comprised of two subjections both of which strive towards increased positivity and wellbeing. The broaden theory is focused on increasing awareness rather than being narrow-minded, which is typically attributed with negative emotions. The benefits of the broaden theory can include an increased willingness to take on new challenges and experiences, stronger relationships with acquaintances, and even an intensified inclination to help others (Frederickson, 2001).
In many ways virtue ethics looks at the innate or intrinsic presence of virtue in all individuals. Human beings are guided by the goal of ideal happiness and believing that people will make their choices, for the right reasons, because at the core people are virtuous and good (Hursthouse, 2012). Utilitarian Ethics: Utilitarian perspectives are based upon the premise that what is most beneficial for society is that which provides the greatest pleasure or happiness and the least amount of pain or negative consequences for the largest number. In other words it centers on the general philosophical concept of the needs of the many is more important that the needs of the minorities or the individual (Mill).
The main principle of utilitarianism is happiness. People who follow this theory strive to fulfill the “ultimate good”. The “ultimate good” is defined as ultimate pleasure with out any pain. It is said that the pleasure can be of any quantity and any quality, but pleasures that are weighted more important are put at a higher level than others that are below it. This ethical theory also states that if society would fully embrace utilitarianism then people would naturally realize their moral standing in the