Happiness Set Point

I just started reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. Near the beginning, she mentions research that suggests we have a “set point” for happiness: regardless of events, those who are happiest now will be happiest ten years from now. I think this bodes well for me.

Because I’m also curious, I did a little research and found:

Everyone has a “set point” for happiness, just as they do for weight.

Martin E. P. Seligman

Woo hoo! I’m going to get happier as I age. :-D

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