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What Really Makes Us Happy?

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.

Read more about this study at MindPowerNews.com


How to Fake Your Way to Happiness

In this TED Talk, Stumbling On Happiness author Dan Gilbert explains that scientifically, we can be just as happy by manufacturing our own happiness (synthetic happiness) as we can if we get what we want. The reason for this is because we have a psychological immune system that slides into gear during circumstances that may initially make us feel pretty miserable.

One of the most interesting pieces of trivia he reveals is one case where the happiness levels of paraplegics and lottery winners were compared. Astoundingly, one year after both of their remarkably different life-altering experiences, they exhibited the same level of happiness.

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Spectacular Cinematography of the Beauty of Life

After spending decades of filming the infinite beauty that effortlessly surrounds us, award-winning cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg presents his visually stunning project “Happiness Revealed.”

“Beauty and seduction are nature’s tools for survival because we protect what we fall in love with.”