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Happiness in Seeking the Welfare of Others
Many of us have heard the old aphorism based on the teachings of Jesus, “it is better to give than to receive.” Often we understand this wisdom in the context of a life well-lived. However, over the years, psychologists have found that this nugget applies to happiness as well. Not only is pursuing happiness for oneself potentially self-defeating, but happiness is also more likely found when seeking the welfare of others.