Dr. Daniel Gilbert, PhD., Psychologist and author of Stumbling on Happiness, challenges the idea that we will be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our “psychological immune system” lets us feel truly happy even when things do not go as planned. He also states our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong.
Here is a great TEDTalk VIDEO worth viewing and sharing.
About Dr. Gilbert
He may look familiar to you because he is on television a lot. He’s completed several Prudential TV Commercials, “Ribbon Experiment” posted below, is just one of many commercials featuring Dr. Daniel Gilbert. In this one, the experiment was to ask individuals how much money they think they will need to retire.
Dr. Gilbert is currently a Harvard College Professor, Harvard University, since 2005.
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