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Daniel Gilbert

The Link Between Reality And The Pursuit Of Happiness

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

How do you define happiness -- and is it realistic? Each one of us has a different idea of what it means to be happy. For some, it's solace in a wa...

How the Pursuit of Happiness Makes Us Crazy

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 11.28.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

We have tied ourselves up in knots of late by using happiness as the barometer of who we are, what we are and what we're doing.

Are the Cleveland Cavaliers Playoff Contenders Without LeBron?

David Berri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Berri

After 10 games this season, the Cavaliers are 5-5. And Cleveland is only a game and a half behind the Heat. So apparently Cleveland isn't quite as bad as people thought and the Heat aren't that good.

Disappointment is an Opportunity

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

Think about it: when was the last time something happened in your life that seemed disappointing, even devastating in the moment, but turned out, at some point, to be a blessing in disguise?

PBS' 'This Emotional Life': An Intellectual Odyssey

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Here are the three important facts about happiness that have become the themes for each of the shows: 1) You can't be happy alone. 2) You can't be happy all the time. 3) You can be happier than you are.

If Only Global Warming were Lex Luthor

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dennis Whittle

David Wheeler from CGD sent me a link to this video of a short talk by Daniel Gilbert at PopTech! on why we are so slow to respond to global warming. ...