Happiness consists

in tranquility of mind

~ Cicero

Happiness is the meaning
and purpose of life.

~ Aristotle

The whole aim and end
of human existence.

Perspectives on Well-Being

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The Psychology of Happiness

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Resources For Individuals

Learn how the 7 Habits of Happiness can improve your well-being.

Resources For Educators

Tools and information to help teach
the 7 Habits of Happiness.

RESOURCES FOR ORGANIZATIONS

Increase employee engagement, productivity, and well-being.

Why Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness is an essential human right. Both Confucius and Socrates implied that happiness and personal growth were a major purpose of life, and a central goal of education. According to the Federalist Papers, written by the founders of U.S. government, "A good government implies two things: first, fidelity to the object of government, which is the happiness of the people; secondly, a knowledge of the means by which that object can be best attained."

More than two hundred years later, our schools and universities are still neglecting these goals. We are so busy cultivating our intellectual skills in the pursuit of wealth and status, that we have neglected the pursuit of happiness. Thanks to the emergence of Positive Psychology and the new "Science of Happiness" the tools to explore this great goal are now available.

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Do you know?

New discoveries in the science of happiness have major implications for our mental well-being.

The idea of happiness has a long history that still influences our world today.

Who may have influenced Thomas Jefferson when he penned the line "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?"

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