Happiness is the state of being happy and is used in the context of mental or emotional states, including positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy . It should be noted that there is a a difference between having a smile and being happy. You can be smiling but deeply depressed but when you are happy you are relieved and the body is excited. Some people think that when you have money it is easy to be happy but it can only be taken as a fallacy. what really contribute to unhappiness amongst the rich or the poor?