Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Believe That Life Will Surpass Your Expectations

 "Life Generally Turns Out Better Than You'd Predict"

"The passage of time provides us with a sunnier outlook on our past: 45% of adults 75 and older say life has surpassed their expectations, according to the Pew study"

-from an article by Carrie Arnold, published in the January 2012 issue of Self magazine

second image from http://lovwekanc.com/


  1. Thats an interesting survey to think about. Im surprised only 45 percent think that though. I wish it was a higher number. I've always loved the happy flowchart. I think it's up to you to make sure you are happy and that flowchart is a simple test to tell.

  2. I wish it was higher too! But I also remembered that they didn't ask who was happy with their lives or who had no regrets, etc (which would prob be a much higher number) they asked whose lives had surpassed that! And almost half said it had, which is pretty cool. Hopefully our generation's percentage will be even higher tho
    : )

  3. I love the "Are You Happy" pic. It's absolutely right.