happiness and meaning

On the Differences Between Happiness and Meaning in Life

In the last several years, we’ve seen some some ink out there on who is happier – parents or those with no kids. I’ve lamented about the problems with some of the research in this area. This is why I was pleased to read the piece, “The Differences between Happiness and Meaning in Life” by Scott Barry Kaufman on Scientific American‘s site. It goes into some of the latest research with no mention of the determining factor being parenthood or not. Here are a few highlights: Continue reading “On the Differences Between Happiness and Meaning in Life”