People are making themselves miserable by trying too hard to be happy — Quartz

Happiness comes to those who FEEL happy, not to those who TRY to feel happy.  Life is too short not to embrace – celebrate – the emotional true feeling of being happy.

In the wake of global events like Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory, it’s hard for a lot of people to feel happy right now. And according to psychology, we shouldn’t try to fight it. A growing body of research suggests that striving for happiness as an end in itself can be self-defeating. In fact, the…

via People are making themselves miserable by trying too hard to be happy — Quartz

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