Chapter 10 - Chapter resources

Recommended Resources :

These are the top resources related to this chapter that we think will provide a solid base from which to engage with the chapter subject matter.

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  • What Is Savoring—and Why Is It the Key to Happiness?  (5 min read)
  • Dopamine: More Than Pleasure, The Secret is the Anticipation of a Reward (10 min read)
  • Savouring the Present Moment: Mindfulness of Pleasure, Enjoyment and Happiness (5 min read)
  • Travelling when older is different; here’s why you should do it anyway (5min read) 


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  • No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. - Alan Watts
  • The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.  - George Bernard Shaw
  • For the unlearned, old age is winter. For the learned it is the season of the harvest. - Hasidic Saying
  • Genius is the ability to renew one's sense of emotions in daily experience. - Paul Cezanne 




Resources organized into key themes related to the chapter.


Rewards and the Brain


Rewarding Habits 

  • See Chapter 5 resources for more on habits
  • How to live your best life in retirement (10 min read)
  • The Power of Habit Animated Summary (10 min read)




Gratitude & Satisfaction

  • See Chapter 2 resources for more on gratitude

Mindfulness & Enjoyment



Self Love

Creating Rituals


Adventure & Exploration


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