[PDF] Download Þ Happiness: The Nature and Nurture of Joy and Contentment | by ☆ David T. Lykken
Jul 12, 2020 - 06:11 AM By David T. Lykken

What makes us happy Is it money, a fancy car, a nice house Or is it something less tangible, something we have no control over Is happiness in our blood In this fascinating look at the world s most sought after emotion, Dr David Lykken recounts a series of extensive studies conducted on identical twins reared miles apart The studies reveal that, no matter where we liWhat makes us happy Is it money, a fancy car, a nice house Or is it something less tangible, something we have no control over Is happiness in our blood In this fascinating look at the world s most sought after emotion, Dr David Lykken recounts a series of extensive studies conducted on identical twins reared miles apart The studies reveal that, no matter where we live or what we do, we have a consistent Happiness Set Point our overall levels of happiness remains the same.But our quest for constant contentment doesn t necessarily end there While there s nothing we can do to change our genetic makeup, there s a lot we can do to make the most of our Happiness Set Point As kind and candid as a good friend, Lykken reveals aspects of our lives that allow us to overcome our genes, that bring us pleasure Whether it s a faithful pet, an interesting career, or the perfect lemon meringue pie, being what Lykken calls an epicure of experience is the key Further, Lykken outlines the emotions that deprive us of happiness, such as fear, anger, and shyness, and the ways that we can counteract them.With unfailing good humor and fascinating scientific research, Happiness explores the surprising truth behind our moods, and presents a new way of thinking, guaranteed to put a smile on even the most somber face.
  • Title: Happiness: The Nature and Nurture of Joy and Contentment
  • Author: David T. Lykken
  • ISBN: 9780312263331
  • Page: 494
  • Format: Paperback

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Chris Jul 12, 2020 - 06:11 AM
Of the many books I have read by medical and psychology experts, this book was the most disappointing. It was tedious, long, and contained little useful information. During the last paragraph, the author mentions that he is a member of the Hemlock Society. Perhaps his nillism taints his ability to be objective in his research.
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Corey Jul 12, 2020 - 06:11 AM
No aphorisms here. Paradoxically, statistical and anecdotal simultaneously. That being said, the data itself is interesting and often surprising, though, some of it is very difficult to believe. He doesn't explore, enough, the possibility that people answer that they are happy simply because they want to be happy - not because they actually are.
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Happiness: The Nature and Nurture of Joy and Contentment By David T. Lykken What makes us happy Is it money, a fancy car, a nice house Or is it something less tangible, something we have no control over Is happiness in our blood In this fascinating look at the world s most sought after emotion, Dr David Lykken recounts a series of extensive studies conducted on identical twins reared miles apart The studies reveal that, no matter where we liWhat makes us happy Is it money, a fancy car, a nice house Or is it something less tangible, something we have no control over Is happiness in our blood In this fascinating look at the world s most sought after emotion, Dr David Lykken recounts a series of extensive studies conducted on identical twins reared miles apart The studies reveal that, no matter where we live or what we do, we have a consistent Happiness Set Point our overall levels of happiness remains the same.But our quest for constant contentment doesn t necessarily end there While there s nothing we can do to change our genetic makeup, there s a lot we can do to make the most of our Happiness Set Point As kind and candid as a good friend, Lykken reveals aspects of our lives that allow us to overcome our genes, that bring us pleasure Whether it s a faithful pet, an interesting career, or the perfect lemon meringue pie, being what Lykken calls an epicure of experience is the key Further, Lykken outlines the emotions that deprive us of happiness, such as fear, anger, and shyness, and the ways that we can counteract them.With unfailing good humor and fascinating scientific research, Happiness explores the surprising truth behind our moods, and presents a new way of thinking, guaranteed to put a smile on even the most somber face.

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