What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Robert Waldinger"
get rich. And the other 50% of the young people that said a major goal in life is becoming famous. (Laugh) And we constantly be reminded to work, to try more and achieve more. Us into the impression that this is what needs to pursue to have a good life. Picture of life, the choice of
the people and his selection to evolve how they the picture is almost impossible to achieve. The majority of what we know about human life we learn by asking people about past and as we know, then why can recall exactly completely We forget a lot of what happened to us in life, and sometimes completely free memory is created.
But what happens if we can see a lifetime Self unfolding before me? What will happen if we can study humans since they are teenagers to the old age to see what makes people happy and healthy? We've done that. Research on the development of adult Harvard perhaps the longest study ever done on the life of an
adult. In 75 years we have watched the lives of 724 men, year after year, asking about their work, their family life, their health, and of course without question all know the stories...
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