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Robert Waldinger: What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.


This post originated on, www.ted.com.

7 Things Every Postgraduate Needs to Do ASAP (Other Than Get a Job)

Yes, getting a job is important—but don’t waste this time fretting over your computer screen. My graduation with a degree in philosophy was tainted with trepidation about the future. With a six-month deadline before my student loan payments kicked in and the threat of living with my parents for life hanging over my head, I was...
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What To Do When You Love Your Company But Hate Your Work

Your coworkers rule. Your hours rule. Your catered lunches rule. Your day-to-day tasks...not so much.

At some point in your career, you may find yourself in a position where you really love your company, but the role you're in just doesn't resonate. Here are some tips to help you find the right role...

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