The Happiness Formula

The Happiness Formula

By Stephanie Seferian

Research finds that by and large happiness is a learned and cultivated behavior. Even better? Decades of psychological research lay the foundation for a handy-dandy formula that helps us *increase* the amount of happiness we experience in our daily lives. On today's show: abandoning cultural expectations in favor of a happiness formula that's both practical and empirically-based.  Here's a preview: [3:00] If happiness isn't a state of being, what is it, really? Should we even seek it out? [7:45] H = S + C + V! An easy-to-understand formula for a happier life [16:00] Adults today are less happy than adults in previous generations, and here's why [21:00] 7 research-backed ways to increase your level of enduring happiness   Resources mentioned: Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment by Dr. Martin Seligman Episode #343: The Distorted Mirror This show is listener-supported. Thank you for supporting! Join our (free!) Facebook community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube @sustainableminimalists Say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com.
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