This comic from The Oatmeal illustrates how we're missing the mark on happiness.
I do the things that are meaningful to me, even if they don't make me "happy."
Matthew Inman is the Eisner Award-winning author of The Oatmeal. He's published six books, including New York Times Best-Sellers such as "How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You" and "The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances." He enjoys running marathons, writing comics, and eating cake.
You can read more of Matthew's comics here.