A BUNCH OF HAPPINESS
MEN'S FOLIO Malaysia|December 2021 / January 2022
What does happiness mean to you? We ask our frequent contributors as well as culture-shapers on their perspectives on joy and their hopes and expectations for 2022.
Syazil Abd Rahim

FILIPPO DEL VITA

PHOTOGRAPHER, NEW YORK

On happiness

Happiness is gardening and to spend as much time as possible with my family.

On 2022

The end of COVID-19 and to see effective international regulations to protect our planet.

ERFAN SHEKARRIZ

PHOTOGRAPHER, HONG KONG

On happiness

Happiness is found when there is mutual respect, understanding and open communication, with the sheer appreciation of the fact that every person is just trying his best to express himself. Our every action is about self-expression and seeking connections, and artists like us do it on a grand scale through our artistic endeavours. So, to me, happiness is understanding we’re all here doing good to one another. Conflicts may arise, but unity conquers.

On 2022

Each year presents an opportunity to express yourself and tell stories never told, and to start new connections. That, I look forward to the most every day, not forgetting to stay connected with people who mean the most to you.

VINCENT PAUL YONG

PHOTOGRAPHER, KUALA LUMPUR

On happiness

Happiness is a state of mind; it has always been the little things that makes me happy; being about to find joy in the little things in life and when you start feeling with your heart and not with the brain.

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