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Savoring: A New Model of Positive Experience

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This book is about savoring life-the capacity to attend to the joys, pleasures, and other positive feelings that we experience in our lives. The authors enhance our understanding of what savoring is and the conditions under which it occurs. Savoring provides a new theoretical model for conceptualizing and understanding the psychology of enjoyment and the processes through ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Psychology Press (first published June 30th 2006)
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Vadim
Sep 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
В литературе по психологии активно обсуждается, как люди справляются с неприятностями, и как это лучше делать. Книга Фреда Брайанта и Джозефа Вероффа посвящена противоположному и редкому сюжету -- тому, как "справляться" с приятными событиями, а именно, как их "смаковать".

Базовая теория предполагает, что смакование происходит тогда, когда (1) на человека не давит нужда и требования отыграть социальную роль; (2) когда он сфокусирован на происходящем вокруг них; (3) когда он отдает себе отчет в со
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Will Simpson
Feb 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the first time I read a book hopping around. First Chapter 6 then 5 then 2 then scanned 1 skipped 2 & 3. The book is super and very in depth. Loved it. Savoring is an upward spiral to enhanced emotional and physical wellbeing. Some parts are very data driven and some are more narrative in their structure. I got a lot of notes.

Relying on memories to spark savoring is easier and often more profound than using memorabilia including photographs. This is tied to the fact that memory is f
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Mark
Looks useful but fairly psych science geeky/depth. Cited in Seligman, Flourish.

Had through ILL for a bit but had to return.
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