10% of people would say not very happy
15% of people on average in US would say average happy
Q: If I force a smile, I will feel happier.
Q: If I am in a happy place, I’m more likely to do nice things for
others: TRUE “feel good, do good” phenomenon
Q: Happiness is rewarding in and of itself. TRUE
Happy (The Movie)
See people from dramatically different lifestyles
What did you find the least surprising about the movie?
o People who are happiest have a loving support group (close
o Idea that money buys happiness isn’t perfectly correct. Money
supplies basic needs (food, shelter, etc) but above that the
happiness increase is negligent
What did you find the most surprising?
o In Japan, people have increased expectations what hard work ethic
is. People dropping dead of exhaustion.
o More collectivist cultures/lifestyles (i.