Boston Women’s Forum 2019: The “How” of Happiness


Cornerstone Research hosted a networking event on “The ‘How’ of Happiness,” featuring Professor Sonja Lyubomirsky of the University of California, Riverside.

Cornerstone Research hosted its inaugural networking event for Boston professional women working in the legal field. Professor Sonja Lyubomirsky, of the University of California, Riverside, was the evening’s featured speaker.

As Professor Lyubomirsky explained, “Happiness not only feels good; it is good. Happy people have superior health and higher incomes. Fortunately, experiments have shown that people can intentionally increase their happiness.”

From practicing gratitude to embracing kindness, Professor Lyubomirsky offered insight into small and simple activities that can help people become happier, more flourishing individuals.

Sonja Lyubomirsky is professor and vice chair of psychology at the University of California, Riverside. Her teaching and mentoring of students have been recognized with two Faculty of the Year awards and a Faculty Mentor of the Year award. Professor Lyubomirsky is the author of the best-selling book, The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want. Her work has been featured in hundreds of articles, and she has appeared in multiple TV shows, radio shows, and documentaries throughout the world.

Cornerstone Research Women’s Forum events provide valuable networking opportunities and foster discussion of thought-provoking topics relevant to women professionals working in the legal community. Our guests learn inspiring, practical strategies from leading authorities and share best practices for professional and personal development.