What Researchers Learned from the World’s Longest Study on Happiness
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the fourth director of this landmark (and still ongoing!) 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction.
In this TED talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.