By Randy Alcorn, Oregon Faith Report
Oregon based author, ministry
Eternal Perspectives Ministry
In the late 1990s, Martin Seligman, the president of the American Psychological Association, noted psychology’s emphasis on the negative side of life, including depression and anxiety, while ignoring the positive, including happiness and well-being. His observation spurred new research and hundreds of articles on happiness.
One of the central topics addressed in these studies is this simple question: Can people become happier? The resounding answer is yes—to a degree. More…