The “Pursuit” of Happiness

Through the Peacock's Eyes

In a recent study at the University of                                                                                         California at Berkeley, researchers DalaiLamadiscovered that money does not bring people happiness, but respect from others does. In Eric Weiner’s book The Geography of Bliss: One Grumps Search for the Happiest Places on Earth, he learned that people are happiest when they have a sense of belonging to the people and place where they live, and when they feel they have people in their lives whom they can trust. It is not the quantifiable things, such as money, possessions, and luxury vacations that contribute to our happiness, but the quality of our relationships and sense of being…

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