Happiness can be defined by one simple equation, according to a recent study by the University of Warwick. To convert your unhappiness into euphoria all you need is a mere million pounds sterling.
Although having a million would cheer me up money is not the sole factor that determines my happiness. I decided to do my own study to rival that of the University of Warwick.
I called Shamina—an investment banker and part time witch—and asked her what made her happy. “Chocolate and Buffy,” she replied as quick as a flash. Joanne, on the other hand, believed that perfect happiness was to have her bottom massaged. Hmmm. My other friends' replies were even less suitable for publication in a well respected journal—some involved high heels and kumquats.
In one book about the nature of happiness—which, paradoxically, I found depressing—the author claimed that in each lifetime we experience a moment of