Well Sonja Lyubomirsky’s research suggests that 50% of the difference between people’s happiness levels is dependent on their DNA (or Set Point) and a further 10% comes from our day to day life circumstances. That leaves a whopping 40% of our happiness levels tied up in how well we manage our emotions and intentionally working on our state of mind on a day to day basis.
Watch this short interview with Sonja where she dispels some of the myths around happiness.