Category Archives: Happiness

The Happiness Hypothesis, Pt. 1

I am reading a terrific book called The Happiness Hypothesis. Jonathan Haidt, a professor at the University of Virginia, writes about timeless ideas from famous thinkers as applied to the modern pursuit of happiness. Quoting the likes of Buddha and the Greek philosopher Epictetus, Haidt ties together themes from the movement known as Positive Psychology which studies the lives of happy, successful people. Continue reading The Happiness Hypothesis, Pt. 1