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comment If we concentrate on our disappointment do we really get more disappointment?
Also, studying is a big word. I've downloaded the lectures and the literature list of Tal Ben Shahar's Harvard course and am working my way through it on my own pace. It's a hobby project :) I might add in some more references as i go along, but these are the ones i could easily find...
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comment If we concentrate on our disappointment do we really get more disappointment?
Don't worry, i was just being lazy about it and throwing in some bones so anyone interested could google and dig up the details. I've only read a couple of the papers so far, and most of the material here comes from class-notes that might grossly simplify the actual findings.
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revised If we concentrate on our disappointment do we really get more disappointment?
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answered If we concentrate on our disappointment do we really get more disappointment?
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comment What is the influence of “effort put into pursuing wealth” on happiness?
Thanks, googling on "voluntary poverty" gave me this article. Quite interesting, since it mentions a lot of findings that seem to contradict the data of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, and it makes some points in the direction of what i'm looking for: bridgesandtangents.wordpress.com/tag/voluntary-poverty
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revised Can the Philosophy thought game “The experience machine” be answered by Positive Psychology?
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comment Can the Philosophy thought game “The experience machine” be answered by Positive Psychology?
The research i know of does not discuss the effect of removing negative experiences to increase the baseline. It focuses on other factors, like intrinsic motivation, self-esteem, and so on. Updated in the post.
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asked Can the Philosophy thought game “The experience machine” be answered by Positive Psychology?
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answered What is the effect of high expectations on long-term happiness?