I’m gonna ask to you about what do you expect every morning as you woke yourself up from the bed. At least, the first time you open your eyes and start to think about how would it be for today. For some time you may thought that today is the most beautiful day ever since you have settled plan to hang out with your mates all day long. Maybe a week trip to Bahamas. But, if today were Monday, most of us would get the workload that we’re gonna deal with from morning until the sun sets down. Okay, that’s the prologue, and the next question for you is about the way you thought yourself and how you cope with them. Satisfied or dissatisfied. Happy or unhappy.

Before we proceed with the your answer, I will offer some informations and news which linked with happiness issue.

THE World Database of Happiness, in Rotterdam, collects all the available information about what makes people happy and why. According to the research, married, extroverted optimists are happier than single, pessimistic introverts, and Republicans are happier than Democrats. Nurses enjoy life more than bankers, and it helps to be religious, sexually active and a college graduate with a short commute to work. The wealthy experience more mirth than the poor, but not much. Most people say they are happy, but perhaps that is because they are expected to be.

I grabbed the news from the economist.com which revealed the search of happiness that becoming more scientific. Notice the vice versa fact which can be read that nurses are happier than bankers. How could that be? Simply we can see that bankers are far wealthier than any nurses, bankers make more money and profits rather than nurses, thus drive us to thoughts that bankers are the happiest person. But the reality told the other fact.

Nurses enjoy more life since they’re likely to meet another person and interact socially with them with more heart full content. Bankers did the same but with the different content, they meet with other people but tend to deceive their business partners. Nurses open their communications to patients with honest feelings rather than pretending to hide their certain purposes likely as most bankers did.

The articles above told us about happiness based on the occupations. How about the people’s origin? Where is the happiest person in the world? Eric Weiner’s “Geography of Bliss” searches out this “where” of the happiness question by traveling from Switzerland to India.

Weiner, a correspondent for National Public Radio and a self-described grumpy person, begins his head-spinning, ambitious search in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, with Ruut Veenhoven, who runs the World Database of Happiness and is the “godfather of happiness research.” Based on the information in this extensive database, Weiner locates the countries with the highest and lowest overall ranking, pulls out his credit card and starts traveling.

He then found the happiness in Bhutan lies on “knowing your limitation; knowing how much is enough”, the British called themselves as happy person as if they have their work in progress. The Thailand people used to say happiness is having a “cool heart,” remaining calm and not thinking too much, while In India, happiness is contradiction—aggravation mixed with epiphany, discovery of the “little gems amid the grubbiness.” And in the United States, happiness seems to be in the search for happiness.

The result, there was no happiest place on earth, because the happiness does have its own parameters in each country. And the fact bring you out to the later question: how do you state yourself as being happy person? Is it the wealth, the career, the family, or…. (you’d better described it yourself since what we’re talking here is about yourself)

For me, happy is a state that I can still have conscious and control upon myself, even if when I’m in anger, or down with sadness. Happy is about how nice I found myself as a nice person. Happy is about perceiving myself as the way it is. As long as I know that I’m able to cope with every problems that may occur, I’m happy.

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