Happiness is overrated — finding deep meaning in life comes down to 4 ‘pillars’

September 15, 2017
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Around the time Emily Esfahani Smith went off to college, she began searching for deeper meaning in her life.

She would eventually find it in researching the topic itself, ultimately reaching graduate school to study the psychology of happiness.

More recently, Esfahani Smith toured the United States, asking hundreds of people what they considered important in their lives. The answers she received didn’t have much to do with happiness, fame, or fortune.

“The most meaningful lives, I’ve learned, are often not the extraordinary ones,” Esfahani Smith recently wrote in the New York Times. “They’re the ordinary ones lived with dignity.”

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