Stumbling on Happiness


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In this fascinating and often hilarious work, pre-eminent psychologist Daniel Gilbert shows how - and why - the majority of us have no idea how to make ourselves happy. We all want to be happy, but do we know how? When it comes to improving tomorrow at the expense of today, we're terrible at predicting how to please our future selves. 'What would you do right now if you learned that you were going to die in ten minutes? Would you race upstairs and light that Marlboro you've been hiding in your sock drawer? Would you waltz ...

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Philomena B

Oct 17, 2011

How we do happy

Interesting ideas on happiness and the human brain. How our thoughts and expectations impact on how we feel. We judge the future based on the present but that is not a good idea and we have no idea how we may feel in the future.

Easy to read.


Jul 19, 2007


This book was the best I've read in many months! It was so full of interesting ideas that I have already read it twice, and will probably pick it up in a few months from now to read again!

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