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Using the Past to Enhance the Present: Boosting Happiness Through Positive Reminiscence


  • Fred Bryant


  • Colette Smart
  • Scott King


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  • Fred Bryant & Colette Smart & Scott King, 2005. "Using the Past to Enhance the Present: Boosting Happiness Through Positive Reminiscence," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 6(3), pages 227-260, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:6:y:2005:i:3:p:227-260
    DOI: 10.1007/s10902-005-3889-4

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    2. Dianne Vella-Brodrick & Nansook Park & Christopher Peterson, 2009. "Three Ways to Be Happy: Pleasure, Engagement, and Meaning—Findings from Australian and US Samples," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 90(2), pages 165-179, January.
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    7. Amy L. Gentzler & Cara A. Palmer & Meagan A. Ramsey, 2016. "Savoring with Intent: Investigating Types of and Motives for Responses to Positive Events," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 17(3), pages 937-958, June.
    8. Adorée Durayappah, 2011. "The 3P Model: A General Theory of Subjective Well-Being," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(4), pages 681-716, August.
    9. Maria Sääksjärvi & Katarina Hellén & Pieter Desmet, 2016. "The effects of the experience recommendation on short- and long-term happiness," Marketing Letters, Springer, vol. 27(4), pages 675-686, December.
    10. Jessica Bloom & Sabine Geurts & Michiel Kompier, 2013. "Vacation (after-) effects on employee health and well-being, and the role of vacation activities, experiences and sleep," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 613-633, April.


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