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In Defense of the Psychologically Rich Life

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A Psychologically Rich Life

The definition of a good life has been divided into two main conceptualizations by many great philosophers and thinkers.

  • A Happy Life or hedonic well-being involves pleasure, positivity and enjoyment.
  • A Meaningful Life or eudaimonic well-being is full of vi...

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New research points out towards the third conceptualization of a good life (besides a happy life and a meaningful one): The psychologically rich life.

It is a life full of intense, deep emotions, complex and diverse mental engagements, and surprising experiences, m...

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No one really talks about it, but a picture-perfect life with a steady office job, nice car, a great family may be satisfying and meaningful but still become monotonous and boring.

The cracks start to show after a few years in the form of mid-life crisis or family issues l...

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Several studies point out that a sizable number of people would love to reverse their life’s choices of settling down early or staying in college for four years for a worthless degree.

The curious minds who are open to new kinds of experiences (both positive and negative) regret neglec...

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