We often think of happiness as something we need to pursue, but researchers may suggest otherwise. It turns out that joy isn’t as elusive as we think — in fact, it may be something we can cultivate on our own.
HuffPost Live’s Roy Sekoff sat down with neuroscientist and University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Richard Davidson in Davos, who explained how we can actually teach ourselves how to be happy.
“We don’t really think of happiness as a skill, but everything we’ve learned about the brain suggests that it’s no different than learning to play the violin or learning to engage in a complex sport,” Davidson said. “If you practice at it, you’ll get better at it.”
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