The Keys to Happiness

Thought we’d share this really interesting piece from Life Hackers. It’s called The Key to Long-Lasting Happiness Isn’t Just About Marriage and Money.

It’s got a ton of fascinating insights. Here’s one that we thought was particularly fascinating:

Our results caution against chasing happiness through positive experiences alone. The impact, if any, seems small and fleeting, as the hedonic treadmill drags us back to our own well-being set point.

Instead, we might do better by focusing on the things that protect us against feeling devastated by bad events. The most important factors are strong relationships, good health and managing exposure to financial losses.

There’s more in the rest of the article so do give it a read. Just click on this link to the Life Hacker website to gain access.