Ds8 part 1

Discussion 1: What is Happiness?

How happiness and well-being are defined varies around the globe. For instance, in some cultures, happiness is closely linked to economic well-being and in other cultures, happiness is linked to being closer to home. As an additional example, in some societies, happiness is connected to individual advancement, whereas in other societies one’s personal happiness is linked to the well-being of the group.

For this Discussion, you will explore the influences of happiness and how they vary according to culture. To Prepare: Review this week’s Learning Resources and choose two influences on happiness or well-being that vary across cultures. By Day 3

Post and explain the two influences on happiness you selected and explain why they vary according to culture.