13 TED Talks that can teach you how to live a happier life
It's a fact universally acknowledged that most people want to be happy.
The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.
From the beginning of time, philosophers and researchers alike have pondered how humans can achieve ultimate bliss, and thankfully, some of them have appeared on the TED stage to share their findings.
Some of their tactics are surprising, and some are surprisingly simple, but regardless, each of these talks will bring you one step closer to understanding happiness and how to achieve it.
Dan Gilbert's 'The surprising science of happiness'
Sheena Iyengar's 'The art of choosing'
David Steindl-Rast's 'Want to be happy? Be grateful'
Graham Hill's 'Less stuff, more happiness'
Andy Puddicombe's 'All it takes is 10 mindful minutes'
Ron Gutman's 'The hidden power of smiling'
Matthieu Ricard's 'The Habits of Happiness'
Shawn Achor's 'The happy secret to better work'
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's 'Flow, the secret to happiness'
Daniel Kahneman's 'The riddle of experience vs. memory'
Michael Norton's 'How to buy happiness'
Pico Iyer's "The art of stillness."
Matt Killingsworth's 'Want to be happier? Stay in the moment'