Happiness is a Skill, Research Finds

Bradley J. Fikes, , Jun 24, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes

I am one of those people who has to work very hard to be happy, because it is not my natural state. It's why I try to do good in this world. This is why I take photographs and go on long bike rides - I am opening myself explicity to the beauty of the world, and sharing it, as a way to make others happy, which in turn results in my won happiness. And as this item, - recommended by Jay Cross - poinbts out, I attend to what makes me happy. "The solution is to change the perception of one’s life, he said, by paying more attention to what’s working right instead of unproductively fretting about what is wrong." This article is a bit pseudoscientific, but the underlying points it makes, I think, are sound.

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