The sun is shining. Your friends and family are nearby. You’re reading a good book. And in the midst of a big hearty, smile, it’s hard to imagine that the happiness you are feeling inside could simply be a knee-jerk response to a chemical bodily reaction.
What is happiness really?
Certainly happiness is an emotional state that can be reached when you’re feeling positive. The Merriam-Webster dictionary essentially says the same thing. They describe happiness as “the state of being happy” or “an experience that makes you happy.”