Quick: Are you happy?
No, its not a trick question.
What is interesting: the million different connotations of the word the question brings up. We each have our own definition and interpretation of what happiness means.
Whether you’re close to or far away from your ideal, teacher Thich Nhat Hanh offers Buddhist practice as a clever way to enjoy life a.k.a. one way to realize happiness, which is apparently freely available.
But before we discuss that, lets get a bit of clarity around the definition itself.