Tuesday, March 17, 2015

HOW TO FIND HAPPINESS IN THE MODERN WORLD


Everyone’s goal in life is to find happiness but a lot of people claim to fail. Regrets are common so are recriminations. There is a simple way to achieve far greater satisfaction in the modern world according to Barry Schwartz, links to whose views you see below. You will also find links to the views of Shawn Achor and to other related material. Do your research and make sure you understand the various arguments. Then write an essay.

Barry Schwartz on happiness: texts plus TED video
  • The power of good enough
Shawn Achor on happiness: text plus TED video
Related reading material:
“Is it the big things in life or the little things that determine our happiness” http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2011/12/is-it-the-big-things-or-little-things-in-life/

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