For Session Thirteen, please complete the following assignments:

  1. Read “The Perfect Salary for Happiness: $75,000” article
  2. Read Stumbling on Happiness Abstract
  3. Watch Daniel Gilbert TED Talk
  4. Watch Richard St. John TED Talk on Eight Traits of Success
  5. Watch Shots of Awe
  6. Read “Stars & Stepping Stones” Article
  7. Complete Backwards Plan Your Life Journal Activity (Workbook Session Six, Pgs. 3-5)
  8. Read "Why Generation Y Yuppies are Unhappy" on the wait but why blog


Daniel Gilbert TED Talk

Psychologist Nicholas Humphrey has proposed that our ability to awe was biologically selected for by evolution because it imbues our lives with sense of cosmic significance that has resulted in a species that works harder not just to survive but to flourish and thrive.

Richard St. John TED Talk on Eight Traits of Success