The things every high-achiever should know
It’s funny how we often ignore the advice we give others. For example, I’ve written about the importance of simplification, and it’s something I regularly recommend to those with a lot on their plate. Yet, within a few months of writing that post, I’ve found myself busier than ever. This frustrated me to no end. […]
For the past month, I’ve been using TrackYourHappiness.org – created as part of Matt Killingsworth’s doctoral research at Harvard University – with the goal of learning more about what impacts my happiness, and to what degree. TrackYourHappiness is free to use, but fairly intense. You fill out an intense survey at the beginning, and […]
In: Happiness30 Dec 2012
“Happiness equals reality minus expectations.” –Unknown I’ve finally gotten around to reading Dan Ariely’s incredible book, Predictably Irrational. As is made obvious by the title, Ariely compiles all of his research on human behavior and catalogues the different ways humans predictably and consistently act irrational. And boy, there are a lot of examples in there! The […]
Life is relative and our expectations play a huge role in that relativity. If you decide to eat at a restaurant because you were told that that it’s the greatest Italian food you will ever have, it’s easy to be disappointed. If you walk into that same restaurant after being told that you shouldn’t expect […]
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