Happiness

Happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. A variety of biological, psychological, religious, and philosophical approaches have striven to define happiness and identify its sources. Various research groups, including positive psychology, endeavor to apply the scientific method to answer questions about what "happiness" is, and how it might be attained. It is of such fundamental importance to the human condition that "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" were deemed to be unalienable rights by the United States Declaration of Independence.
Posts about Happiness
  • A Video is Worth a Thousand Words

    … watching after about 60 seconds, so keep them short and sweet. If your firm has a YouTube or Vimeo channel (and it should), upload the videos with the appropriate descriptions, tags, and contact information. Make sure to include a link back to your website in the description. Once your videos are uploaded, they can be repurposed across a variety…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 15 readers -
  • What Happens to Your Pension and 401K During a Divorce

    … to Your Pension and 401K During a Divorce How Is Your 401K Split Following A Divorce? One major question following a divorce comes in regards to the splitting of your 401K. Your 401K could very well be the most significant asset in marriage, so splitting it in the most ideal way holds crucial for your happiness with the process. However, many do…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 12 readers -
  • Co-Parenting: The New Norm After a Divorce

    …. The health and happiness of your kids are something that both parents agree on, so use this to your advantage. Co-Parenting with Your Ex Here are some things you can do to begin working on your co-parenting relationship. Be sure you understand why you want to co-parent and that it is the best choice for your kids and never allow the anger you…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 15 readers -
  • “Banks Pump Up”? So Do Whistleblower Lawyers!

    … their happiness comes from a perception that regulators will leave them alone for the next 4 years. We aren’t sure that is true. And even if it is, whistleblowers still have the ability to prosecute bad their behavior. False Claims Act and Whistleblower Awards 2016 was the year of the whistleblower. The Justice Department paid out $519 million…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • Flex hours: making it work for your business

    … If the number of articles published on Forbes.com alone is any indication, workplace flexibility is a hot topic for today’s employers. Researchers and pundits alike hail the benefits of flexible work arrangements, which include employee happiness, productivity, and engagement. In certain circumstances, such as where an employee faces health…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 24 readers -
  • What You Need to Know About Custody as You Start the School Year

    … these, the children suffer for it, so having clear rules written down and agreed to, or ordered by a judge can really help improve your children’s overall happiness. Parenting Time Exchanges Via School The final point I’ll discuss is whether or not it is a good idea to do parenting exchanges at school. Some parents prefer to avoid the extra personal…

    Brasier Law- 29 readers -
  • Animal Abuse Laws in Texas

    …, safety and happiness of their animal friends, some people engage in behavior that can only be described as abusive. When animal abuse occurs in Texas, law enforcement can get involved. A person who is convicted of animal abuse may be subject to very severe legal penalties. Read on to learn more about the laws regarding animal abuse in the state…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 21 readers -
  • Independence Day Message for Whistleblowers

    … the whistle on mistreatment of British prisoners of war. If the Continental Army under George Washington secured our freedom from tyranny, it remains the duty of our armed forces today to keep us safe from external threats. These folks are certainly heroes who should always be thanked. (Special thanks to you Dad, a World War II P-51 pilot, ace…

    Due Diligence- 37 readers -
  • Why Your Law Firm Should Throw An Event

    … lucrative client base with beta testing, surveys, and more, be careful to stay focused on them and their happiness. Fun ideas for client appreciation include getting custom cowboy boots made, racing luxury sports cars on a private racetrack, and a nice dinner in a private dining room with appropriate entertainment. Events Are Fun, But Events Are Work…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 41 readers -
  • Helping Friends at Thanksgiving

    … clients with quality representation and compassion as they are going through tough times. We are also mindful that many people will spend the Thanksgiving Holiday alone and or under the heavy weight of depression and anxiety. The depression that these folks endure is amplified because they see other people enjoying happiness and time with loved…

    Bradford Botes/ Bond and Botes- 36 readers -
  • Online Reviews For Lawyers

    … injury lawyer, the clients were generally the happiest on the day they received their money; therefore, that timing provides a great opportunity to capitalize upon their happiness. I know that many lawyers will find it challenging to hit clients up for a favor, but it must be done. You are not taking advantage of them or asking them to do anything wrong…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 27 readers -
  • A Snapshot of American Credit Card Debt

    … between credit card balances and symptoms of depression. Short-term debts such as credit cards were substantially more likely to cause depression and related symptoms than longer-term debts such as student loans or mortgages. Specifically, debt can lead to feelings of low self-esteem, hopelessness, helplessness, and even suicidal thoughts. These…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 46 readers -
  • OF ALL TYRANNIES

    … another way of saying we are taxing you for your own good. “Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman – or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.” – George Burns In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson made his famous statement of a peoples’ inalienable right to “life, liberty…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 8 readers -
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