May 23, 2010

You'd be happier without your television. Sell it on Craigslist.

Posted in Behaviour at 01:29 by graham

A quote by Martin Seligman, from his book Authentic Happiness.

In the nightly choice between reading a good book and watching a sitcom on television, we often [make the wrong choice] – although surveys show again and again that the average mood while watching sitcoms on television is mild depression.

2 Comments »

  1. Eric said,

    August 16, 2010 at 15:16

    True happiness is only in the Self. You’d be happier without TV, Internet, “good” books etc…

  2. John Duncan said,

    May 24, 2010 at 14:39

    Totally agree. Plus, television is full of advertisements that are intended to make you feel unhappy with yourself so feel the need to buy something.

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