Some even think we can find it by watching TV. Next to the meaning of life, we most want to know how to be happy.
Tonight at 10 (!) on UNC-TV, PBS begins a three-part documentary exploring happiness called "This Emotional Life."
(Each episode is two hours long, so you might want to set the DVR.)
Hosted by Harvard professor Daniel Gilbert, the documentary examines why happiness is so elusive, using a mix of science and personal stories.
We learn the brain science behind different facets of happiness.