Some people believe that money is a source of happiness while some disagree. What is your opinion on this?

Money is a generally acceptable tool
that is
used for exchange of goods and services and to complete transactions. In as much as money make things happen, I disagree that it should be a sole source of
happiness
.
Firstly
, Money makes a human to have a good platform for a fulfilling
life but
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life, but
living a disciplined and purposeful
life
vis-a-vis pursuing success in one's field and reaching someone's goal in record time offers significant
happiness
, something that money does not guarantee.
For example
, it has been shown that professionals who are having a successful career tend to be happier than their counterparts who are into businesses because the former reach his/her goal as planned while the latter is usually not satisfied with the profit realized per time.
Also
, there is a saying that health is wealth.
Living a
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Living, a
health-conscious
life
by keeping fit through regular exercise, ensuring adequate diets and timely treatment of illnesses engender more
happiness
. Studies have shown that, individuals who participate in daily exercise has a 20% increase in
healthy
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health
and quality
life
compared to those that lead a Sedentary Lifestyle.
For example
, Athletes tend to
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Suggestion
live
a happier
life
than those that are often
lay
set down according to a plan
laid
back.
In addition
, keeping a family oriented lifestyle where one
have
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has
a regular gathering with family
members promotes
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members, promotes
harmonious relationships that expel all stress emanating from jobs and business.
This
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underscores
the reason why Africans are happier than Europeans and Americans. Studies have shown that Africans have the least tendency to have depression or commit suicide because they always complete at least 2 family gathering in 3 months.
For example
, Nigeria is considered as a country with happiest people due to the fact that communal and family relationships are highly prevalent. In conclusion, in as much as money is a good tool to get transactions done, it does not necessarily determine
happiness
as purpose-driven
life
, healthy lifestyle and family togetherness has proven to offer much more!

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