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  • He even invented a word I love - conjoyment which is a cross between joy and content.

    Random things WENDEE HOLTCAMP 2009


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    In Eric Weiner's book, The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World, he points out that our society has many more words to describe "unpleasant emotional states than pleasant ones." He coined the term "conjoyment" to describe Swiss happiness, which is "more than contentment but less than full on joy." Think of it as a solid state of happiness where there are no peaks, like the majestic Matterhorn, or valleys, like Centovalli.

    October 23, 2015