Helping others provides meaning, but not necessarily happiness

“ccounter to some conventional wisdom: it is widely assumed that helping other people makes you happy. Well, to the extent that it does, the effect depends entirely on the overlap between meaning and happiness. Helping others had a big positive contribution to meaningfulness independent of happiness, but there was no sign that it boosted happiness independently of meaning” via IFTTT from http://amzn.com/k/gohqG7ghTiOd8Wj5OhEalg

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