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Positive Psychology

Anyone suffering from symptoms of post-Brexit depression would probably be well advised to avoid reading the horror scenario described in an article by Tobias Stone with the title History tells us what may happen next with Brexit & Trump.

The Plague
La Peste di Firenze, Marcello 1348

On a related note see Spiegel article under the heading The Horrifically Contemporary World of Hieronymus Bosch.

Hieronymus Bosch, “The Garden of the Earthly Delights”
Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid /
Depósito de Patrimonio Nacional

You have been warned, but if you can’t resist the temptation to read the article, it would no doubt be a good idea to put it into perspective by reading the article on positive psychology by Tim Lomas.

Interestingly, a few weeks ago the same author wrote an article on ‘lexical limitations to happiness’ under the heading How other languages can reveal the secrets to happiness, featuring the German terms Schadenfreude and Waldeinsamkeit, for example.

Learning the language of happiness. Kzenon/Shutterstock