Department of Design

January 21st, 2013
People whose lives have high levels of meaning often actively seek meaning out even when they know it will come at the expense of happiness. Because they have invested themselves in something bigger than themselves, they also worry more and have higher levels of stress and anxiety in their lives than happy people.

There’s More to Life Than Being Happy - Emily Esfahani Smith - The Atlantic

This point, in particular, seems to explain the already-rich CEO who still gets up at three every morning to check his email and go to the gym.

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