Mechanical Engineer, Columnist, fan of AK, KV

Forget success. Forget fame. Forget fortune.


Happiness is something everyone wants, and wants to feel a lot more often–because where happiness is concerned, too much is never enough.

Unfortunately we all have a hereditary “happiness set point.” That means approximately 50% of our happiness is outside of our control. But that means 50% of our level of happiness is totally within our control .

So even if you’re genetically disposed to be somewhat gloomy, you can still do things to make yourself a lot happier . (Choosing not to do certain things will make you happier, too.)

So doesn’t it make sense to create habits and build a lifestyle that allows you to feel more satisfied and more fulfilled?

Check out this infographic on the science of happiness from Happify …and start making changes that will make you feel a lot happier.

The article above was originally published at Inc.com .

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