Happiness Is A Feeling And A Choice

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Happiness is a feeling and a choice rather than a state of being. Happiness comes within us, we chose to be satisfied or not. People that are optimistic compared to others that are not, are happier and care free. When we are happy, it is considered a moment of perfection, of joyfulness. Happiness does not all come at once, nor does it stay, happiness comes one moment at a time. People usually say, “I’ll be happy when….” Individuals are picking and choosing when to be happy. We are so fortunate to have the right, liberty and the freedom to be happy. For example, the children in Africa have little to nothing and they are sill satisfied, they choose to be happy. They may not have much food or water, poor shelter, and no money but they are still joyful. We have so much more than they do and we still feel the need to have even more, if we do not have whatever we are seeking, we tend to choose to be unhappy.
In the Declaration of Independence, 1776, grants us the unalienable right, “We hold these truths to be self –evident that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”, (Thomas Jefferson), given to us the people of the United States of America. The Unalienable right is a concept that can be rephrased multiple ways, but all lead to one point once given this right it cannot be taken away from the people. Although, many seek happiness it is difficult to define,

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