It’s easy to believe we’ll be more satisfied with our lives when we finally snag that promotion or buy a house. But chasing after what we think will make us happy can actually make us lesshappy, according to one study from University of Denver, Boston College, and University of British Columbia researchers.
This is because constantly pursuing happiness raises our expectations for how we think we should be feeling, making the sunny state of mind constantly out of reach. (When the finish line keeps moving away from you, how can you ever make it to the end?) Here, we debunk six myths about happiness and find out what really brings joy. Continue reading…
Originally written for and posted on DailyWorth.com
By Natasha Burton