There’s plenty to go around.
89% of experts believe that the pursuit of happiness does not make people selfish.
43% of experts feel that the pursuit of money and financial success is the chief motivator for people.
96% of experts feel that celebrities are not happier than regular people.
Don’t ignore your spiritual side
80% of experts recommend praying, meditating or doing some other form of spiritual activity in your leisure time in order to be happy.
60% of experts believe that people can fool themselves into believing they are happy.
Food isn’t worth it, but love is
58% of experts would give up their favorite food forever if it meant living the rest of their lives completely happy. Only 9% would give up their romantic relationship.
Our grandparents were happier than we are
60% of experts agree that people are less happy now than they were 50 years ago.
And they’re happier now! 33% of experts believe that people over the age of 60 are the happiest.
59% of experts believe that everyone in America has the opportunity to pursue their happiness.
In the end, it’s up to you
95% of experts agree that happiness is a choice.
87% said that feeling isolated or alone in the world is one of the primary causes of unhappiness.
81% of experts selected having a good relationship with yourself as one of the most important factors in a happy life.
47% of experts said that meaningful friendships as one of the chief causes of happiness.
65% of Experts agree that men and women are about equally happy overall.
Money can’t buy happiness
Only 9% of Experts feel that a successful career is one of the chief causes of happiness.
We all just want to be happy
45% of experts said that the pursuit of a happier life drives 91-100% of their clients to hire them.