A 60-second solution to being happy(er)

Since 1920, infant mortality rates have dropped by 90%. Maternal mortality rates have also dropped by 90%.

The cost of food has dropped thirteenfold. The cost of energy has dropped twentyfold. The cost of transportation has dropped a hundredfold.

The poorest Americans today are likely to have luxuries that the wealthiest Americans couldn’t have imagined 100 years ago.

Steven Pinker has even demonstrated that we are living during the most peaceful time in human history.

And yet, most of the conversations I have on a daily basis include some degree of complaining. Humans have a tremendously hard time overcoming their negativity bias.

There’s a better way. Here’s a 60-second solution.

(h/t Peter Diamandis)

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