According to Webster’s dictionary, happiness is: “An agreeable feeling or condition of the soul arising from good fortune or propitious happening of any kind; the possession of those circumstances or that state of being which is attended enjoyment; the state of being happy; contentment; joyful satisfaction; felicity; blessedness.”
Did you know the US ranks way low in happiness studies worldwide?
Director Andrew Shapter, curious to learn more about happiness went on a road trip across America to find answers to one of the most profound and ecstatic states of self: happiness.
Are happiness definitions as unique as finger prints? What can we learn about ourselves when we realize that the declaration of independence didn’t give us the right to happiness but rather the right to pursue it? So come along on our journey as we talk to a colorful cast of characters about what happiness means and explore whether we can increase happiness across America…the answers may surprise you!