26 Sep How to find happiness in today’s hectic world
via Eric Barker
Trying to find happiness in a world so busy and complicated can seem impossible.
What’s weird is that in so many ways our lives are objectively better than our grandparents’ lives were. We have more… yet we often feel worse. Don’t you wonder if life was happier when it was simpler? I do.
Who has the explanation for this? And more importantly, who has answers on how to fix it? I don’t. But I know someone who does.
So I gave Barry Schwartz a call. He’s a professor at Swarthmore College and the author of the bestseller, The Paradox of Choice.
Barry’s work explains why more choice can actually make us miserable and what we can do to simplify our lives and become happier. His fantastic TED talk on the subject has been viewed over 7 million times.
Here’s what you’ll learn in the post below:
Why a world of so many choices can make us unhappy.
Why always wanting the best can be a path to clinical depression.
How gratitude and relationships can be the key to fixing these dilemmas.
The one sentence you need to remember to start on a path to a simpler, happier life.
Less really is more. Here’s why…
…keep reading the full & original article HERE