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The Science of Happiness

Categories: | Author: David O'Leary | Posted: 10/4/2005 | Views: 3714
It's interesting that ultimately, everyone's primary mission in life (or lives, for those that belief in afterlife) is happiness. People who are happy are healthier, more successful, harder-working, caring and more socially engaged. Misery makes people self-obsessed and inactive.

Yet very few people spend much time on defining what actually makes them happy. Instead they thoughtlessly focus on a variety of things that may or may not lead towards happiness such as money, security, fun, ...

The times has an interesting article on scientific studies of happiness. It's a good chance to step back and ask yourself if your priorities are properly ordered.
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