Posts by Gaia

Gaia Mori is an Italian social psychology research master's student in Amsterdam. She spent most of her adolescence moving around the world. Aside from her studies and work in PR, she loves practicing yoga, reading, and essentially anything that requires her to reflect abstractly.

Happiness is the Value of Every Moment


“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” ~Norman Cousins

“What is happiness?” What a completely dense and loaded question this is.

During my studies in psychology, one of the main principles we learned about writing a manuscript is the importance of defining what you are discussing. If I were to write a paper about happiness, I would then need to operationally define happiness in terms that allowed everyone to understand what I was referring to.

The problem with this, however, is that we then merely repeat the best