A Psychological Perspective on Joy and Emotional Fulfillment by Chris Meadows

By Chris Meadows

Throughout the background of psychology, there were complete investigations of discrete feelings (particularly destructive ones) and a contemporary wealth of books on happiness, yet few exist at the emotion of pleasure. This ebook takes a special mental method of realizing this robust emotion and offers a framework in which the learn of human pleasure and different similar optimistic success reviews can slot in a significant schema.

A key function of this booklet is its improvement of an experiential phenomenology of joy.? This phenomenology is predicated on greater than 300 descriptions of pleasure reports acknowledged by way of matters in an empirical research performed by way of the writer. kinds of pleasure reviews are tested, akin to excited vs. serene pleasure, anticipatory vs. accomplished pleasure, and affiliative vs. individuated pleasure. there is not any related booklet or paintings that clarifies the connection between significant confident states with emotional elements together with pride, happiness, and ecstasy.

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