Archive for May, 2009

What makes you happy?

This article, and the underlying study, is so good that I almost don’t dare talk too much about it here.  You really should just read it

In a nutshell: for the past 72 years, a sample of 268 men have been followed and their entire history – medical, familial, physical, emotional, mental – recorded in great depth.  The study is coming to end, mainly because only half of the original group are still alive, and they are in their late eighties.  It has a huge amount to teach us about how our lives shape our personalities, and vice versa.

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Sunday, May 17th, 2009 Uncategorised No Comments