Posts

Showing posts from March 16, 2012

WELLNESS With Marie - Dimensions of living: True meaning of happiness and wellbeing.

WELLNESS With Marie - Dimensions of living: True meaning of happiness and wellbeing.: The true meaning of HAPPINESS? We have all asked the question ‘am I happy?’ but perhaps we are asking the wrong question...   If ...

Happiness, fulfillment and well-being for 2015

Image
HAPPINESS & WELL-BEING?

"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence." —Aristotle

"If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal. Not to people or things." - Albert Einstein



We have all asked the question ‘am I happy?’ but perhaps we are asking the wrong question...
...So what should we be asking instead of  "am I happy ?"







Well let’s first look at lasting states of well - being and life fulfilment, as oppose to fleeting emotions, such as happy or sad, to assess our lives. Well-being is all about your state of life and living. Well-being is a construct (construct meaning a complex concept, idea or notion) which has many measurable elements like, emotional/psychological, economic, social, physical, and environmental well-being.  Well-being is also all about ‘flourishing’ and thriving in our lives. It has got to do with ‘self actualising’ and reaching our true potential. Well-being allows us to experience l…