- Are you a happy person?
- What is happiness for you?
- What do you think is the color for happiness?
- Do you think that happiness lies within you? Or does it depend upon other people and external things?
- Can money buy happiness?
- Is happiness a state of mind?
- What are the three most important things for you to be happy?
- Is happiness relative, that is, does it have a different meaning for each person?
- Does having an animal/pet make you happy?
- What is the effect that animals/pets have on people to make them feel happy?
- What makes you happy?
- When was the happiest time of your childhood?
- How can you become happy again when you are sad?
- Is happiness a goal?
- How often do you feel happy?
- Are the people in your country generally very happy?
- What makes you unhappy?
- Do you wake up happy every morning?
- Do you agree that older people are less happy?
- What is there to be happy about in the world today?
- What affects your levels of happiness?
- Does your happiness change during different times of the day, week, month or year?
- What is or was the happiest time of your life?
- What do you think of the idea of a government Happiness Minister who is responsible for the happiness of the population?
- Do you think some nations are happier than others?
- Why are teenagers some of the happiest people in the world?
- Do you feel that you have to work hard and be miserable now in order to be happy later?
■ great happiness (=a lot of happiness)
● His grandchildren bring him great happiness.
■ true/real happiness (=having all the qualities which happiness should have)
● At last, she found true happiness with a man she loved.
■ perfect/pure/sheer happiness (=happiness that is as good as it can be)
● The birth of my child was a moment of sheer happiness.
■ human happiness (=happiness felt by people)
● One of the greatest sources of human happiness is love.
■ personal happiness
● In Oxford, he at last found personal happiness and intellectual fulfilment.
■ lasting happiness (=happiness that continues)
● Leonie had found a lasting happiness in her relationship with Jim.
■ future happiness
● Living together before you marry is no guarantee of future happiness.
■ domestic happiness (=happiness that comes from family relationships and life at home)
● After six years with Joe, the normality of domestic happiness bored her.
■ marital happiness (=happiness that comes from being married)
● Does being similar to your wife or husband lead to marital happiness?
■ find happiness
● It’s a story about a music composer who unexpectedly finds happiness as a teacher.
■ bring (somebody) happiness (=make someone happy)
● He wrongly believes that money can bring happiness.
■ achieve happiness
● He would never achieve true happiness until he took control of his life.
■ be filled with happiness
● As I drove back home, I was filled with happiness.
■ glow with happiness (=look very happy)
● The bride’s face seemed to glow with happiness.
■ wish somebody (every) happiness/wish (every) happiness to somebody (=say that you hope someone will have a happy life)
● I would like you to join me in wishing every happiness to Annabelle and Steven.
■ a feeling of happiness
● Being by the ocean gave her a feeling of great happiness.
■ the pursuit of happiness (=the act of trying to achieve happiness)
● The Declaration of Independence guarantees ‘liberty’ and ‘the pursuit of happiness.’