The happiest city in China. ?. Happiness. Happiness is…. [shrug]. Whatever!. Skimming and Scanning. Match the paragraph with proper the heading Happiness is to stop worrying and enjoy life. Happiness is just a state of mind. Happiness is half genetic.
Match the paragraph with proper the heading
1_____ 2_____ 3_____ 4____
a long line of happy people,
you will probably be happy too.
a long line of Scotch / Irish,
a notoriously grumpy people.
A. happy B. overjoyed
C. easily get angry D. pleasant
Happiness is just a state of mind.
It refers to a feeling of contentment, satisfaction, joy and pleasure.
we all have moments of
happiness even if they don’t last long.
a sense of humor humorous
a sense of responsibility responsible
a sense of security safe
Shanghai didn’t make it into top ten of happy Chinese cities.
While people are busy pursuing happiness, few of them fully understand the meaning of it. Much to our surprise, happiness is half ________ , which helps to explain why some people are born to be happy. But you don’t have to despair if you are not lucky enough to have a happy gene. Happiness is simply a __________ of mind and a feeling of satisfaction and pleasure. Therefore, it is possible for people to be happy in difficult and unpleasant times.
To stop ________ is another way to stay happy. The _______ away you are from worries, the happier you get. So just take it easy and learn to enjoy life. What else about happiness you need to bear in mind is that money isn’t everything and it cannot buy __________. Close family relationships and a feeling of usefulness and security help to bring a deeper _______of happiness. A case in point is that Chongqing _______ the list of China’s 10 happiest cities in 2010, defeating the most prosperous cities like Shanghai and Beijing.