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Why Chasing Happiness Makes Us Miserable

Why Chasing Happiness Makes Us Miserable

Why does happiness elude us when we're trying to find it? Learn about the happiness paradox with ACT expert Russ Harris.

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Is there a secret to happiness?
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How to feel happy about the present when there are major aspects of my life I want to change?
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In your opinion, is there any good that has come from the current 'cult of happiness'? Either for individuals or for society overall?
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What is the science of happiness?
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What is the role of happiness as an emotion?
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Is there any relationship between happiness and health?
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How do I know when I’m happy?
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Are happiness and satisfaction in life the same thing?
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Is too much happiness a bad thing?
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Is sadness the opposite of happiness and can it be a good thing?
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Am I selfish to seek happiness?
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Can money make me happier?
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If we're not striving for happiness, what should we be striving for?
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What's one piece of advice you'd give to someone who's really struggling to sit with their sadness?
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