• Happiness is interpreted by everyone differently, and therefore, there is no accurate definition for happiness 
  • Although much of our happiness is affected by things out of our control, 40% of our happiness is within our power to influence 
  • Being happy has a number of health benefits, including protection from heart disease, a stronger immune system, reduced stress and a longer life 
  • There are various things we can do to be happier, such as planning a trip, spending time with family and friends, or helping others