26 Jan Is too much happiness bad for us?
Many people experience a mild mood slump in mid-January – and perhaps with good reason: The holidays are over, New Year’s resolutions have tapered out, the winter chill is upon us, and down-time is nowhere in sight.
In our endless pursuit of happiness, we may even begrudge those who defy this logic of general grumpiness.
But new insights into the science of well-being suggest that being elated all the time is not that good for you – at least when not it comes to certain aspects of your life.
Behavioural scientists at the University of Virginia, University of Illinois and Michigan State University found that moderate happiness may even be preferable to full-fledged elation.
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