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HOW TO BE HAPPY

ORGANISATION OF THE TALK

I. Introduction
II. Body

III. Conclusion

INTRODUCTION
Preview – Factors determining happiness

Things

Yourself

Relationship
with others

INTRODUCTION
Purposes of the presentation

Look things in positive ways
Be satisfied with themselves
Be in harmony with others
“Happiness does not depend on outward things,
but on the way we see them.”
— Count Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (1828-1910)

INTRODUCTION
Some facts and figures about happiness
Top 5 nations in happiness and GDP ranking

UK

China

Germany

Japan

US

Bahamas

Iceland

Austria

Switzerland

Happiness ranking

Denmark

100
80
60
40
20
0

GDP

Is the country with high GDP happy? (eg. US, Japan, UK, etc) ?

Country: Happiness = factors ( health, wealth and education) Individual: What is happiness?

INTRODUCTION
Definition of happiness

A feeling of inner peace and satisfaction
No worries, fears or obsessing thoughts
Happens when

 Achieve, win, get something
 Love to do things
Outcome of positive events

PART 1: LOOK THINGS IN POSITIVE VIEWS

I. Reasons for unhappiness
1. Endure unwanted things
2. Fail to get desired things
3. Unhealthy habits

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PART 1: LOOK THINGS IN POSITIVE VIEWS

1. Endure unwanted things
Born in poverty

Unhappy family

1. No complex
emotion
2. Think positive.
Find things rich in
3. Treasure

Unexpected accident

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what you have

PART 1: LOOK THINGS IN POSITIVE VIEWS

1. Fail to get desired things
Money

Career

Pursuit
Lower expectation/
achievable goal
aspiration
Be satisfied
with yourself

Success

I LOOK THINGS IN POSITIVE VIEWS

Do repetitive
things

3.Unhealthy
habits

So free. Don’t
know what to do

Under stress

Spend
more time
for hobby

Keep
yourself
busy
Be
productive.
Spent time
wisely

II. NOT SATISFIED WITH OURSELVES

1) Reasons
•The limitless desire:want
money

success
status

can not endure failure
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II. NOT SATISFIED WITH OURSELVES

ways
• try our best
• enjoy the process
• Pay less attention to
the result

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2 Not satisfied with ourselves
2)Reasons
•worry too much

ways
•worry is useless
•To try our best is enough
•Let things which will
happen to happen
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3 PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP
1)Family relationship

Reasons
•We have love,but others
Can not feel

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3 PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP
ways
•Show you love

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3 PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP

2)Leader and follower
relationship
Reasons
•want to be a leader
ways
• to be a good follower
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3 PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP
3)COLLEAGUE RATIONSHIP
reasons
•Do not like others
•Competition

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3 PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP

ways
•Realize that everyone has
merits and shorcomings
•Realize that cooperation is
more important

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Have a happy life
ways to be happy
have positive viewpoints
be satisfied with ourselves
good personal relationship
Key point

Change our viewpoint
(inside solution)
Outside help

do not stay alone
talk the problems
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Hanna Shcherbich

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