Author, columnist and Harvard professor Arthur Brooks writes that people use the terms “enjoyment” and “pleasure” interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. “Pleasure happens to you; enjoyment is something that you create through your own effort. Pleasure is the lightheadedness you get from a bit of grain alcohol; enjoyment is the satisfaction of a good wine, properly understood,” Brooks notes. “Pleasure is addictive and animal; enjoyment is elective and human.” He offers some great ideas and warns social media can make you enjoy your life less.
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