13 untranslatable words for happiness
Psychologists have been analysing happiness for years. Subjects for studies include what makes us happy, and why? And, what happens to our bodies when we feel happiness? Dr Tim Lomas believes analysis of happiness is very Western-centric – it focuses only on Western cultures and the concepts of happiness that already exist in within them.
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Dr Ramesh Manocha MBBS BSc (med) PhD is a GP, educator and researcher. His PhD was completed at the Royal Hospital for Women and focused on the scientific evaluation of meditation and the mental silence experience.
Ramesh is currently a senior lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry at Sydney University and is also the founder and convenor of Generation Next, a national circuit of professional development seminars for education, health and welfare professionals.
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