Tag Archives: Spirituality

What is happiness? Generally, happiness is the perception of human being towards the quality of life. Happiness depends on multiple factors which varies from person to person. The context of this article is to explore happiness and multiple factors benefiting individual as a whole. Cause of happiness – Physical satisfaction: Adjustment to climate, surroundings, and individual living conditions. – Needs fulfillment (both primary & secondary): Primary as hunger, thirst, shelter, sex. Secondary as education, achievement, profession, business, social support, family background, motivation, etc.   – Goal accomplishment: includes both short term goal and long-term goal.   – Good social connection: friends circle, peer groups, social media activity.   – Supportive family: family cooperation in education, career and life partners.    – Emotional wellbeing: emotionally satisfied and not affected by any mental and psychological disorders.   – Growth of conscience: ability to choose between right and wrong.   Correlation of happiness…

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“We run towards illusionary happiness, the materialistic life. We should know that real happiness is within us. We just need to identify it.”

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American philosopher John Dewey (1897), in “My Pedagogic Creed,” concludes with these words: “I believe, finally, that the teacher is engaged, not simply in the training of individuals, but in the formation of the proper social life. I believe that every teacher should realize the dignity of his calling; that he is a social servant set apart for the maintenance of proper social order and the securing of the right social growth. I believe that in this way the teacher always is the prophet of the true God and the usherer in of the true kingdom of God. (p. 95)” The teacher is a prophet, a social servant; apart from teaching and following her duties, she must be an expert in managing and ordering the social life of an individual. According to Dewey, a man is never known by the recognition he has collected in his lives but by the…

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