Simple pleasures are the key to happiness

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Whilst younger people gain more happiness from extraordinary experiences, for older people ordinary experiences produce as much happiness as extraordinary experiences, this report shows:

http://brown.edu/academics/philosophy/ethical-inquiry/sites/brown.edu.academics.philosophy.ethical-inquiry/files/uploads/Mogilner%20Happy%20Experiences.pdf

So, it might sound obvious but it’s a useful reminder that time spent with our older relatives doing the simple things they enjoy is what will bring the greatest pleasure

 

photograph provided courtesy of Age Action Alliance

 

 

 

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