Wednesday, December 17, 2014

What do you do when things go right? The intrapersonal and interpersonal benefits of sharing positive events

Sharing good news with others increases daily positive affect and well-being, above and beyond the effect of the positive event. When others respond actively and enthusiastically to the good news shared with them, the benefits are enhanced and the relationship strengthened. See also: http://goo.gl/6hjJaf  (J Pers Soc Psychol. 2004 Aug;87(2):228-45.)
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