#26 Pursuing Happiness
It’s a common misconception that material possessions or public success can bring happiness. But, what if we told you that fortune and fame have very little to do with how much joy you feel on a regular basis? In fact, the pursuit of happiness through material objects can backfire and potentially increase feelings of emptiness and depression.
Do it the Right Way!
So, what can you do to bring more happiness into your life? According to Positive Psychologist Researcher, Shawn Achor, happiness is not just a mood or something that happens to us. It’s a work ethic. If you’re doing your best to pursue happiness but keep coming up empty, here are four surprising things you do to increase contentment in your life, based on Achor’s theories.