Emily Esfahani Smith
The Power of Meaning
We’re all striving for happiness-but our culture’s obsession with instant gratification is only making us miserable. Drawing from over one hundred interviews, and years of research into positive psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy, Emily Esfahani Smith has discovered a more enriching way to live a good life: through the search for meaning. Smith offers methods for individuals to let go of unreasonable, unattainable standards of happiness, and pursue goals that offer lasting rewards.