Buying Happiness →
What is the science of happiness? I’ll summarize the basic eight points as best I can, but read the actual paper (pdf) to obtain the citations and details on the underlying studies underpinning each of these principles. 1. Buy experiences instead of things Things get old. Things become ordinary. Things stay the same. Things wear out. Things are difficult to share. But experiences are...
When I was asked to make this address I wondered what I had to say to you boys...– John Jay Chapman, Commencement Address to the 1990 Graduating Class of Hobart College