5. Comfort and happiness aren’t the same
Most Americans spend their lives chasing comfort, mistaking it for happiness. They obsess over buying the biggest house, the fanciest car, the most glamorous vacation. While these things make life easier and more comfortable, they don’t bring long-term satisfaction. This is shown by the rising rates of depression and suicide. In fact, people’s’ success seems to be hurting them and making then miserable and unhealthy.