On Happiness

Nov 7, 2009

Wherever researchers have been able to collect reliable data on happiness, the finding is always the same: greater educational, political, and employment opportunities have corresponded to decreases in life happiness for women as compared to men.

The second discover is this: Though women begin their lives more fulfilled than men, as they age, they gradually become less happy. Men, in contrast, get happier as they get older.

- from Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham

3 Response to "On Happiness"

Leah Says:


Leah Says:

I think I might want to read that book. Are you reading it now? Can I read it when you're done?

knighton Says:

I will be very shortly. It's in the mail right now.