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Home resources the pursuit of happiness, by david g. Happiness, like cholesterol level, is a genetically influenced trait. The pursuit of happiness by ken myers ligonier ministries. New studies are revealing predictors of subjective wellbeing, often assessed as selfreported happiness and life satisfaction. In this special section, the futurist offers two articles that attempt to shed light on happiness and on what we can do to become more happy in the future. Since it could no longer be objectively defined in terms of a fixed purpose for human nature, the pursuit of happiness soon came to mean the pursuit of pleasure, the relentless quest for fun, for an emotional state of carefree bliss. The result was adding this research to my textbooks, a 1992 general audience trade bookthe pursuit of happiness myers, 1992threedozen popular and academic. This book discusses everything from age, gender, race, social status, marriage, friends, and religion and their impacts on happiness. Myers and ed diener gives little clue to subjective wellbeing. Myers, who has written numerous articles and books on the subject of happiness, explored a variety of studies and statistics to address. Yet, as cholesterol is also influenced by diet and exercise, so our happiness is to some extent under our personal control. Myers, the john dirk werkman professor of psychology at michigans hope college, is the author of fifteen books, and articles in dozens of periodicals, from science and scientific. Discovering the pathway to fulfillment, wellbeing, and enduring personal joy myers, david g.1140 788 1208 294 730 196 20 1319 1261 1352 467 149 871 1358 1622 348 104 458 708 1602 1599 1362 101 490 491 271 1303 1448 1262 902 988 336 545