Is there a dark side to happiness?

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    May 17, 2011 5:37 PM GMT
    http://www.bakadesuyo.com/is-there-a-dark-side-to-happiness

    ...people who strive for happiness may end up worse off than when they started... "when you’re doing it with the motivation or expectation that these things ought to make you happy, that can lead to disappointment and decreased happiness,” Gruber says. [...]

    Too much happiness can also be a problem. One study followed children from the 1920s to old age and found that those who died younger were rated as highly cheerful by their teachers. Researchers have found that people who are feeling extreme amounts of happiness may not think as creatively and also tend to take more risks.
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    May 17, 2011 8:09 PM GMT
    The dark side to happiness is that the negative, unhappy ones tend to want to pull you down -- I don't let them.
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    May 18, 2011 1:13 AM GMT
    vincent7 saidThe dark side to happiness is that the negative, unhappy ones tend to want to pull you down -- I don't let them.
    +1