J. Budziszewski draws on years of research and observations in his new book...
It’s easy to feel unhappy these days. But what more people are happier than they think they are? According to recent polls, just 19% of Americans reported being happy. However, a similar demographic, when asked the question in 2020, responded with 90% being satisfied with their personal lives.
Most people – the ones who read Oprah’s guides and take personality quizzes to find the key to be happy – just aren’t identifying the steps to be happy, J. Budziszewski, University of Texas at Austin professor, happiness theorist, and author of the bestselling book How to Stay Christian in College, writes for The Epoch Times. But those who are able to identify this key to happiness are highly satisfied in their day-to-day lives. It tur
ns out a truly happy life is right within our grasp, but we’ve been pursuing the wrong goals.
The importance of striving to be happy
Why striving for a happy life is worth it
Thirteen myths about what will make us happy—and why none of these will bring fulfillment
The one simple key to true joy and a happy life