From NY Times: According to Sonja Lyubomirsky, you have a happi­ness set point. It’s partly encoded in your genes. If some­thing good happens, your sense of happi­ness rises; if some­thing bad happens, it falls. But either way, before too long, your mood will creep back to its set point because of a really powerful and perverse phenom­enon referred to in science as “hedonic adap­ta­tion.” You know, people get used to things. · Go to Happi­ness Inc. →