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Happiness, fulfillment and well-being for 2015, what does it mean?


"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 fulfillment, 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 t…