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2019.08.18

It took a group of UCLA professors to “scientifically prove” (whatever that means) that:

–>   Happiness = Reality – Expectations

“It’s pretty straightforward—when the reality of someone’s life is better than they had expected, they’re happy. When reality turns out to be worse than the expectations, they’re unhappy.” – sounds simple enough (probably didn't really need a Ph.D for that).

As such, it’s easy to conclude that “the secret to happiness is to have low expectations.” If you have no expectations, you can’t be disappointed, right? And so, that conclusion is widely propagated.

Sure, it makes sense, just look at the equation, this is second grade math. But is this really how we want to live? Do we really want to think we deserve the worst this world has to offer and hope that our reality turns out better than our lowest expectations?

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Posté le :
2019.08.18
Par :
Angela

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みなさん、こんにちは。
アンジェラです。フランスから来ました。
よろしくお願いします。
Hello, this is Angela and I am French. Having good time in Social Residence Narita.