Happiness

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Kaithlyn Martins

Mr. Jacques

ENG4U1-e

October 1, 2012

Happiness : The Key To Life

Hap-pi-ness : the quality or state of being happy. One crucial standard for living is being

able to be happy. Happiness can be found in an numerous amount of ways. It can be found by

buying inanimate items that help us better our life or it can be found with communicating with

someone. To truly reach full happiness you need to recognize that everything in your life if

good and accept that you can be happy with individuals that help shape your life.

Many people feel as if they are unable to live without many of their precious belongings

but, some would be happy to give them up or throw them away. It is extremely difficult to look

face to face to someone and find an acceptable answer to the question “ Can happiness be

bought? ”. Achieving happiness can be a very simple thing ; for instance the life of a cat. Cats

do not have many possessions / items yet they seem very happy and enjoy their lives. Cats have

a reliable friend and are constantly loved by someone or another cat. They have everything to

be happy so why shouldn't they be? This can relate to humans because not many people have

the same items or electronics as others yet they are happy with the simplest of things. As an

example; homeless people receiving a meal on thanksgiving while others just think its another

holiday, another family meal.

People feel or believe that they can buy happiness but, think about how long that one

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item keeps/ makes you happy. You spent all your money on a new outfit but, you realize you

have no one to see it, do you still feel happy? Or would you feel better at a friends house and

hanging out. Think about this: You bought a movie and watch it three times. First time your “

ROLF” rolling on the floor dieing of laughter, second time it funny and by the third time you

done, sick of

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