PSC1 extra credit 3

PSC1 extra credit 3 - PSC1 extra credit TED talks The TED talks video"Well-being Training is about we can train our minds to have wellbeing and how

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PSC1: extra credit, TED talks The TED talks video "Well-being Training" is about we can train our minds to have well- being, and how we can generate a true sense of serenity and fulfillment . The video features Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard who has just come back from a vacation in the Himalayas . Ricard starts out talking about happiness . He states that nobody in the morning wakes up to think that we have suffered . Ricard looks into literature for definitions of happiness . Some people define happiness in the past, some in the present, some in the future . He states that we seek happiness but we turn out back to it . If we look at the characteristics of happiness and pleasure, it has to do with timing and the nature of things . For example, the first slice of chocolate cake is great, but the more you eat, the more disgusting it gets . So what is “well-being”? Ricard states that it is not just a mere pleasurable sensation, it is
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course PSC 001 taught by Professor P during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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PSC1 extra credit 3 - PSC1 extra credit TED talks The TED talks video"Well-being Training is about we can train our minds to have wellbeing and how

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