• Jaya Julienne Ashmore

psychological immunity (when there's no escape)


Synthetic happiness sounds fake, right? We are happiness-makers, not creatures who have to manipulate the world --get money, fame, power, love first, and then be "naturally" happy.

1 year after either winning the lottery or losing the use of one's legs--who is happier?

Neither. People who have had these experiences seem to experience exactly the same level of happiness.

https://www.ted.com/talks/dan_gilbert_asks_why_are_we_happy


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