The Art of Happiness with Arthur Brooks

Overcoming the Success Addiction

Would you rather be special, than happy? If so, you might be a success addict. In this episode, Arthur and Ceci discuss why success can be so addictive and explain some of the key attributes of those who Arthur deems “success addicts.” No matter your stage in life, Arthur shares three tips for overcoming your success addiction and living a happier, more balanced, and fulfilling life.

References and further reading:

‘Success Addicts’ Choose Being Special Over Being Happy | Arthur Brooks

Trading Health Risks for Glory: A Reformulation of the Goldman Dilemma| González, et al.

Drinking: A Love Story | Caroline Knapp