Flashcards in 1.5.1 The Good Life (Po) Deck (11):
According to this assumption what is everyone seeking?
The good life
What does the good life refer to?
A well lived life
What did Seligman identify?
3 types of desirable lives
What is the pleasant life?
A life where happiness comes from physical (hedonistic) pleasure
What does the good life involve?
A balanced focus on all aspects of life - personal, social and work
With the good life when is happiness found?
When you are content and absorbed in all areas of life
Where does happiness come from in the meaningful life?
Feeling there is a greater purpose and being part of it
What human behaviour could this be used to explain?
What has research shown about generosity?
Pro social spending leads to higher levels of happiness than spending on yourself
how could the behaviour of addiction be explained?
seeking pleasant life - physical hedonistic pleasure