Stumbling on Happiness - Daniel Gilbert

Mental Clarity: Creating a Happier You

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert, Very interesting book, less on happiness and more on our challenges to remember and predict things in our lives. Has a similar flavor as Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

Great book about what do we think about the future events in our life and what happens when we get there.

Stumbling on Happiness is like the red-headed stepchild of happiness books. It doesn’t fit in with the rest because it basically tries to convince you that you don’t even know what the hell makes you happy in the first place, so why stress out about it?

Dan Gilbert's Stumbling on Happiness brilliantly describes all that science has to tell us about the uniquely human endeavor to envision the future, and how likely we are to enjoy it when we get there. FUNNY! AMAZING TED talk too.

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert. Just added "Stumbling on Happiness" by Daniel Gilbert to my reading list. It focuses on how our expectations of the future impact our decision-making and behavior today.

7 books on the art & science of happiness. I know, I'm a geek & I love this stuff! :) Think I will check at least one of these out.

7 Essential Books on the Art and Science of Happiness

Curiously, we're not that good at predicting how happy or sad we will be in response to good (or bad) events . . .

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Stumbling on happiness

Daniel Gilbert, Professor of Psychology at Harvard University Filmed at The Royal Society, London on Thu 12 Jun 2008 For more information visit.

Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.

TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.

What Makes Us Happy? Brilliant. A longer video but really good. Synthetic happiness is just as real.

Dan Gilbert: What Makes Us Happy?

The Surprising Science of Happiness Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.

Kids in Baltimore, MD use "yo" as a gender-neutral pronoun. Click through to read the NPR article.  Their intention does not seem to be to correct sexist language, but that is the end result nonetheless.

'Yo' Said What?

Study: Latino Children Make Up For Academic Shortcomings With Strong Social Skills / Support NPR

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