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happiness

(hăp′ē-nĕs) [ME.]
A subjective sense of well-being. A bright and positive outlook toward life.
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If you are interested in seeing a modern rags-to-riches story that is appropriate for nearly all viewers, I highly recommend the Pursuit of Happyness.
Along with his partner, James Lassiter, he runs the fertile production company, Overbrook Entertainment, which developed such hits as the bioDic Ali (2001), which earned Smith Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations; sci-fi thriller I, Robot (2004); romantic comedy Hitch (2005); and the recent box-office smash, The Pursuit of Happyness.
Were someone ever to script Smith's own life story, they could very easily title it The Pursuit of Excellence, for as he told USA Today while promoting Happyness, "I planned every movement of my career up until this point, starting with, probably midway through The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, when I started choosing movies.
The release of More Happyness marks the second entry in the Aluminum Group's Happyness concept-album trilogy, although one could argue that this group is all concept.
Co-sponsored by the LTCi Section of the Society of Actuaries, the conference will include a keynote by Chris Gardner, whose amazing life story was published as the #1 bestselling autobiography, The Pursuit of Happyness.
When I was working on The Pursuit of Happyness, in Hollywood, I was still thinking of Bicycle Thieves as much as any of the Woody Allen films I love.
Keynote speakers to date include Christopher Gardner, the man behind the book and movie The Pursuit of Happyness, and Gert Cruywagen, author of Jungle Risk Management--Risk Management Lessons from the African Bush, with more speaker announcements to follow.
People are gravitating to anything that gives them hope, inspiration, motivation or a sense of something light," said Mark Clayman, executive producer of "The Pursuit of Happyness.
He is up against Leonardo DiCaprio for Blood Diamond, Ryan Gosling for Half Nelson, Will Smith for The Pursuit of Happyness and favourite Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland.
The Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardner with Quincy Troupe, read by Andre Blake HarperAudio, abridged CD, $29.
25), the inspiration for the movie "The Pursuit of Happyness," will offer motivational and inspirational talks.
They first worked together on 2006's The Pursuit Of Happyness, since when young Jaden Smith, 14, has blossomed into a star in his own right.