In an impressive study conducted on happiness, Matt Killingsworth found that most of the things we pursue, e.g. wealth, recognition, power, etc. are largely irrelevant for our happiness. His findings suggested that happiness is the result of being present in the moment.
Our general lack of gratitude impedes us from appreciating the pleasantness of life. We are not able to appreciate the pleasantness of being alive because we are caught up in achieving things.
“What is required” said the commentator with complete sincerity “is to customize the people to become comfortable in the urban environment.”