A Harvard study of 250,000 people found that they spent almost 50% of their waking time thinking about something other than they were doing. What’s more, they found that the people who were most distracted were more likely to report feelings of unhappiness. Much of our thinking promotes unhappiness.
Actually, I think our thinking leads to both happiness and unhapiness. Those emotions are all in your head, folks.
Accomplishments are a component of well-being. People who have their eye on the ball less than 50% of the time don’t accomplish that muchl Might that not be the cause of their unhappiness?
In our fast-paced world it seems everyone’s stressed, hassled, and exhausted, so it’s a good thing that August 15, 2012 has been declared National Relaxation Da…
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