Decades of research on the science of happiness shows that there’s a big – and potentially life-altering – difference between what you think will make you happy and the things that actually do, argues psychology professor Dr Sonja Lyubomirsky, in her fascinating book The Myths of Happiness. If you buy into any of the following myths (and nearly all of us do), read on to find some refreshingly creative strategies to boost your bliss.
8 myths of happiness you’ve convinced yourself are true
Think the right job, a bigger house, or a perfect spouse is the ticket to happiness? Turns out there's a gap between what you believe makes you happy and what actually brings internal satisfaction.
What are the myths of happiness?