How to Be and Stay Happy

New research into how both philosophers and psychologists study what makes a person happy, has  led to a new theory on how to live the good life. “There’s no secret elixir that’s going to work for everybody,” said Florida State philosophy professor Michael Bishop. “But for most of us, our moms were right: The most important parts of a good life are strong, close relationships and fulfilling activities — work or play — that ensnare you in cycles of accomplishment, value and enjoyment.” Bishop's work merges the worlds of philosophy and psychology, which both delve into the nature of well being. 

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