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Why we need to adopt these words for happiness in other languages

Posted by Bijal Shah on

Why we need to adopt these words for happiness in other languages

The other day I came across some inspiring words in other languages, for which no similar words or phrases existed in English. These words were delightful and I absolutely felt that these needed to be introduced into the English language or borrowed even! I picked out the ones that I felt truly captured the spirit of happiness and taught us that joy is found in the experiential moment. I hope you enjoy reading these as much as I enjoyed discovering them! Aware — a brief, bittersweet, fleeting moment that exudes divine beauty (Japanese) Bon vivant — a person who enjoys a sociable and luxurious lifestyle (French)....

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