The video talks about the chasing dream of happiness and work. There have been ongoing discussions on work and happiness, social programs, and budget priorities. The welfare system has always been controversial since it creates a cycle of poverty and joblessness. It is exciting to learn about the effect of happiness in someone’s life as it helps in improving productivity.
It is interesting to learn about what makes life worth from the read. From the transcript, I get to learn the importance of appreciating things that we have and the people that we love. As much as happiness is not equivalent to satisfaction, without satisfaction, it is difficult to be happy. By being satisfied with what you have are some of the ingredients for happiness.
I am somewhat surprised that Great Britain tried to prevent the export of industrial technology to other countries like the United States. It is great to know that the industrial technology was able to exported and this led to significant technological advances. The economy of the United States was able to improve exponentially because of the industrial technology because it helped in developing the technology. Happiness is critical in the lives of everyone since it leads to the sharing of ideas which makes life more interesting.
It is indeed true that those employees who attain work actualization have a purpose in work. By having a purpose in their work, the employees can be productive. Employees have different types of mindsets namely the purpose mindset, job mindset, and career mindset. Employees with any of the listed mindsets are often happy in their workplace, and this has an impact on the productivity of the company.
Abraham Maslow is one of the first psychologists who tried to focus attention on the psychological trajectory and happy individuals. He is popularly known for coming up with the hierarchy of needs. It is interesting to note that he combined the hierarchy of needs with the insights of earlier psychologists like Skinner and Freud. I am glad to learn about the science of the happiness of life from the read. Happiness is critical as it leads to self-actualization.