Rick Swedloff (Rutgers): The Trouble With Happiness. What makes us happy, revisited: A new look at the famous Harvard study of what makes people thrive. Barry Schwartz reviews The Myths of Happiness: What Should Make You Happy, but Doesn’t, What Shouldn’t Make You Happy, but Does by Sonja Lyubomirsky, Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become by Barbara Fredrickson, and Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending by Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton. Yes, money really can buy happiness: The data suggests that the more money you make, the happier and more satisfied you become — there is no end to the striving. Wayne G. Rollins reviews The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness: What the Old and New Testaments Teach Us about the Good Life. John Cullen reviews An Ecology of Happiness by Eric Lambin.

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