A sunrise stroll on Seven Mile Beach. A gourmet meal served in exquisite ambiance. The perfect mate, who completes you in every way. Fulfilling work, which satisfies your soul. Do we each possess a unique formula, a particular combination of life experiences and stimulations, which guarantees our happiness? And, perhaps a deeper question: Is happiness a worthy goal, in and of itself?
Psychologists contend that happiness can be directly researched, producing measureable and repeatable results. In other words, if we work hard, we can create happiness in ourselves and others. But does science provide a complete answer? After all, philosophers have tinkered with the mechanics of happiness for centuries.