Put people’s real lives at the centre or whatever system, whatever model you are using to track the quality of life, and this emotion headlines. You can’t ignore it. But you can track it.
Even as a relatively wealthy young man, I learned that money doesn’t solve all your problems—or guarantee happiness.
You—like everyone else—are happiest when you build it yourself, not when you’re just handed something. And while many focus on building wealth, they often lack the knowledge on how to create a happier life by using simple feedback loops.
This is what I’ve learned about how happiness works: