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Can you rewire your brain for happiness? Dr. Sanjay Gupta weighs in

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Pursuing Happiness: The Science Behind Attaining and Increasing Your Well-Being #

Happiness is a cherished concept embedded in human society since ancient times. The idea of happiness, outlined as an unalienable right in the Declaration of Independence, remains an elusive quest. The pursuit of happiness varies for each individual, whether it involves general well-being, unadulterated joy, or the pursuit and achievement of dreams. While the United States has historically emphasized the pursuit of happiness, recent reports indicate that Americans are not excelling in this area. Despite this, experts argue that happiness is not something ingrained in our genes; rather, it requires genuine effort and attention. Various factors contribute to happiness, including the ability to find contentment amidst constructive dissatisfaction. Building and nurturing meaningful relationships also play a crucial role in one’s overall happiness. By practicing habits that promote well-being, individuals can cultivate and increase their levels of happiness.