The Enermazing Weekly Ticker (3)

Topic Of The Week 14th – 20th August 2011:  Extremes and Choice

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Have a happy weekend :)

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Extreme? >>> Asparagus 8-layer-cake

One link to five videos on “Happiness”

  • video 1: Dan Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness”, describes the human brain as an “experience simulator”
  • video 2: Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman on the implications of how our “experiencing selves” and our “remembering selves” perceive happiness in different ways
  • video 3: Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi, best known for his work “Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience”, asks “What makes a life worth living?”
  • video 4: Psychologist Barry Schwartz questions whether freedom of choice makes us happier
  • video 5: Martin Seligman talks about “The 11th Reason to be Optimistic” 

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Post the story of your own small and big successes in the comments section. Next week it will be featured in this spot. Nobody posted a success story last week – be the first :)

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How do you make extremes meet?

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“Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the haughtiness of humility.”” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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What colour are you today? How does it make you feel?

You’re welcome to post your response in the comments section :-)

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3 responses to “The Enermazing Weekly Ticker (3)

  1. Hi Maria,
    I love the selection of videos you’ve listed… All by heavy weights in the positive psychology field. ;-) I will add a link to this on my “On Happiness” post so others can click through and watch the videos TY! :-)
    Have a happy week ahead!
    E

  2. Pingback: On Happiness: Ten Things On My Mind… | Mirth and Motivation

  3. I do like positive psychology :) :)
    Thank you for the pingback!

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