April 3, 2012

'Don't Worry, Be Happy' in Moderation

Marta Zaraska, Washington Post


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The happier you are, the better, right? Not necessarily. Studies show that there is a darker side to feeling good and that the pursuit of happiness can sometimes make you . . . well, less happy. Too much cheerfulness can make you gullible, selfish, less successful — and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

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TAGGED: Mood, Psychology, Happiness

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