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Why we need to adopt these words for happiness in other languages
Posted by Bijal Shah on
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)....