For those new to positive psychology, the movie, Happy, is a great introduction to the field and the work of some of its most prominent researchers, including Ed Diener, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Sonja Lyubomirsky, and Richard Davidson. Happy weaves a lot the research we’re already familiar with into a story that takes us from the slums of Kolkata to the subways of Tokyo to the bayous of Louisiana to the beaches of Brazil and other continents in between.
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Have you heard someone boast that they had worked 70 hours last week? Were you impressed or did you think the speaker was exaggerating or inefficient? Why do some take pride in proving that their work is more effortful, difficult, or even painful than that of others? This need to feel indispensable comes at the expense of health and happiness.