Some articles on happiness levels, happiness:
... explains why beauty, fame and money do not generally have lasting effects on happiness (this effect has also been called the Hedonic treadmill) ... has found that only recent events that have occurred within the last 3 months affect happiness levels ... After adaptation, the paraplegics almost returned to their baseline happiness ...
Famous quotes containing the words levels and/or happiness:
“The country is fed up with children and their problems. For the first time in history, the differences in outlook between people raising children and those who are not are beginning to assume some political significance. This difference is already a part of the conflicts in local school politics. It may spread to other levels of government. Society has less time for the concerns of those who raise the young or try to teach them.”
—Joseph Featherstone (20th century)
“I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government rather than another. It is of no moment to the happiness of an individual.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)