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Is self-reflection really good for you?

by Chris on December 22, 2014

self-reflectionI recently read some research on happiness, in which the author stated that self-reflection may actually be bad for us in the context of fostering happiness. My immediate reaction was, “WHAT?!” But as I read on and I realized that she was not differentiating between self-reflection in the meditative sense, and what psychologists call rumination.

However, reading this research did highlight some important things we must keep in mind when we engage in self-reflective processes. [click to continue…]

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