Whither Happiness? When, How, and Why Positive Activities Might Undermine Versus Boost Well-Being
Sonja Lyubomirsky, University of California Riverside, Riverside, United States
Abstract: Happiness not only feels good; it is good. Guided by her “positive activity model,” Sonja Lyubomirsky will present new research on how small and simple activities can sometimes transform people into happier and more flourishing individuals, and on how sometimes the pursuit of happiness can backfire.