Category Archives: Happiness

Who Are The Happiest People In The World?

The happiest countries in this survey seem to be 99% white. Comments at Steve Sailer: * It seems to me that the most genuinely happy people I met travelling the world were the native Fijians. Indian-Fijians were much more glum. … Continue reading

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The Myth Of Pure Evil

Jonathan Haidt writes: People want to believe they are on a mission from God, or that they are fighting for some more secular good (animals, fetuses, women’s rights), and you can’t have much of a mission without good allies and … Continue reading

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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

Eric Barker writes: UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life. Here’s what you and I can learn from the people who really have answers: 1. The Most Important … Continue reading

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We All Have A Worry Budget

Eric writes: My personal guess (and I think there’s some preliminary evidence pointing to it) is that every person has a personal “worry budget” that will be fully “spent” regardless of the actual level of threat to oneself. We’re now … Continue reading

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My Definition Of Happiness

When you wake up, do you look forward to your day? If you do, you’re happy. If you don’t, you’re not happy. By this definition, I’m happy 90% of the time.

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