Have you ever wondered why, despite your best efforts, you don’t seem to be able to find happiness? Maybe you feel like you’re always chasing after something just out of reach, or you’re constantly searching for the next big thing that will finally make you feel fulfilled. If this sounds familiar, then you might want to read “Stumbling Upon Happiness” by Daniel Gilbert.
In his book, Gilbert explores the science behind happiness and why our brains often lead us astray when it comes to predicting what will make us happy. He argues that our preconceptions about what we think will bring us joy often don’t match up with reality, leading us to make choices that don’t actually make us any happier. But don’t worry, there’s good news! Gilbert also offers practical advice for how to adjust our thinking and behaviors to increase our chances of stumbling upon happiness.
Read on to discover the key takeaways from “Stumbling Upon Happiness” and how you can apply them to your own life.