Happiness, money and TV

Happiness, money and TV

The Sad Stats On Happiness, Money And TV


The Tampa Tribune

Published: April 6, 2008

Put down the remote and slowly back away from the TV.

Despite the sharp rise in our standard of living in recent decades, Americans today are little or no happier than earlier generations. Why not?

A new study suggests one possibility: Maybe we need to be smarter about how we spend our time. And, no, that doesn’t mean watching more TV.

Think of your happiness as having three components. First, there’s your basic disposition – whether you are, by nature, a happy person or not. There isn’t a whole lot you can do about this.

To read more about the other two components of happiness – click here