From 2016 · Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we'll be miserable if we don't get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don't go as planned.
20+ min read · 2019-09-23 · First published Wed Jul 6, 2011; substantive revision Mon Sep 23, 2019 What is happiness? This question has no straightforward answer, because the meaning of the question itself is unclear. What…
5 min read · Apr 15th · The joys of money are nothing without other people.
At low levels, money improves well-being. Once you earn a solid living, however, a billionaire is not likely to be any happier than you are.
Just because most people generally don’t get happier as they get richer beyond a certain point doesn’t mean that they can’t. In fact, no matter where we sit on the income scale, with a little knowledge and practice any of us can use money to bring more happiness.