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Meaningful and/or happy life?

Research showed that: things do not always make us happy helping others makes it more “meaningful” whereas doing things for ourselves makes us more “happy” Baumeister, R. F., Vohs, K. D., Aaker, J. L., & Garbinsky, E. N. (2013). Some key differences between a happy life and a meaningful life. The Journal of Positive Psychology,…

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Rumination

“According to the response styles theory, rumination is a mode of responding to distress that involves repetitively and passively focusing on symptoms of distress and on the possible causes and consequences of these symptoms. Rumination does not lead to active problem solving to change circumstances surrounding these symptoms.Instead, people who are ruminating remain fixated on…

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