Is having children essential for leading a happy life? Well, a recent study conducted at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand doesn’t reveal that to be true. The study found that on average, partying and sex rate highest on the ‘pleasure scale’, while volunteering, religion, and childcare round out the rest of the top five most-enjoyable activities, reports Elite Daily.
body and soul
Those who tend to be high on all three orientations to happiness not only score high on life satisfaction, they also tend to have higher experiences of pleasure, meaning, engagement, and happiness in their daily lives. This means that being able to seek happiness in different ways may enrich your everyday experience and increase your overall well-being.