EPISODE BLOG — Psychological richness RSS


As I was preparing research for this episode, I was half listening to Happier than Ever, the new album from Billie Eilish. I couldn’t help but think that the album is a pretty good introduction to the concept of psychological richness. Is Billie happier than ever? I’ll take her word for it, but the songs in and of themselves paint the picture of a life that goes beyond happiness. A multitude of experiences concluding in what one might weigh as having positive and negative results. One that lives by curiosity, seeks adventure, new experiences, and values the idea of psychological richness.  Until recently, the field of psychology focused on two dimensions of general well being. Hedonic (pleasure, enjoyment and mostly...

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