Posted by: crisdiaz24 | December 22, 2015

THE HAPPINESS FORMULA

THE HAPPINESS FORMULA

 

  1. According to Mark Easton, we should
  • _____________________ the rat race,
  • _____________________ the rich,
  • take more _____________________.

 

  1. In New York’s consumerist world , status has a _____________________ label sewn inside.

 

  1. Professor Kahneman affirms that the _____________________ has increased dramatically in the last decades.

 

  1. However, people living in the _____________________ do not feel happier.

 

  1. Science shows that when _____________________ are more than £10,000, extra riches don’t make a country happier.

 

  1. What we do in order to look for happiness is to
  • _____________________ longer,
  • _____________________ further,
  • _____________________ more.

 

  1. We might be happier if we learnt to _____________________.

 

  1. We usually assume that _____________________ delivers happiness.

 

  1. But the meaning of life through _____________________ is deeply suspect.

 

  1. If we really want to be happy, we have to _____________________ all these assumptions.

 

Adapted from Speakout Upper-Intermediate page 28.

 

KEY

 

  1. GIVE UP – TAX – HOLIDAYS
  2. DESIGNER 
  3.  STANDARD OF LIVING
  4. WESTERN WORLD
  5. AVERAGE INCOMES
  6. WORK – COMMUTE – BUY
  7. SLOW DOWN
  8. ECONOMIC GROWTH
  9. MATERIAL POSSESSIONS
  10. RE-EXAMINE
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