David DeSteno

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David DeSteno is a professor of psychology at Northeastern University in Boston, where he directs the Social Emotions Group. His books include Out of Character (2011), co-authored with Piercarlo Valdesolo; The Truth About Trust (2014); and Emotional Success (2018). He lives in Massachusetts.

The Fast Track To A Life Well Lived Is Feeling Grateful

For the Ancient Greeks, virtue wasn’t a goal in and of itself, but rather a route to a life well lived. By being honest and generous, embodying diligence and fortitude, showing restraint and kindness, a person would flourish – coming to live a life filled with meaning and finding an enduring, as opposed to ephemeral, happiness.

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