510: The secret to lifelong happiness | Bestselling author Morgan Housel

The mindbodygreen Podcast

Nov 6 2023 • 54 mins

“What really matters for your happiness is not your circumstances It's the gap between your circumstances and your expectations," says Morgan Housel. Morgan, a bestselling author and former columnist for the Wall Street Journal and Motley Fool, joins us to discuss how to optimize your happiness in a world that’s so fragile to chance, plus: - Morgan’s powerful personal story (~00:09) - How to balance uncertainty & control (~09:01) - How Morgan worked though survivor’s guilt (~13:09) - Why happiness depends on expectations (~16:10) - How to realistically measure your happiness (~20:46) - The delicate relationship between money & happiness (~26:26) - How to incentivize people to live healthier (~31:42) - How to find joy in the mundane (~38:41) - How to balance optimism & pessimism (~44:13) - What changes Morgan has made to his own life (~48:05) - What Morgan feels grateful for today (~49:44) Referenced in the episode: - Morgan's book, Same As Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes. - Morgan's previous bestseller, The Psychology Of Money. - Morgan's website. - Start your 30-day free trial with WHOOP. - Sign up for The Long Game.  We hope you enjoy this episode sponsored by WHOOP, and feel free to watch the full video on YouTube! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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