Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Incalculable Value of Finding a Job You Love

The Incalculable Value of Finding a Job You Love
As this article from the nytimes mentioned how valuable it is to find something that you love for your work rather than just working for the money which ultimately would be soul crushing will lead to a more fulfilling life.

A new collaborative paper by economist Richard Easterlin -- namesake of the "Easterlin Paradox" and founder of the field of happiness studies -- offers the broadest range of evidence to date demonstrating that a higher rate of economic growth does not result in a greater increase of happiness.

Across a worldwide sample of 37 countries, rich and poor, ex-Communist and capitalist, Easterlin and his co-authors shows strikingly consistent results: over the long term, a sense of well-being within a country does not go up with income...

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