And people who have time affluence in their lives-that is a good predictor of well being. And that is something that we can introduce. Granted, more difficult in a place like this where there are so many appealing distractions.
时间充裕的人往往容易获得幸福感 这点我们可以详细介绍 即使现代生活充斥着种种使人分心的诱惑
I'm using the word "distraction" here, even though many of these things may be wonderful, amazing, meaningful things to you. But when they all come together, it becomes unfortunately the experience of distraction.
我用了“使人分心”这个词 虽然这些诱惑对你来说可能美好精彩 意义非凡 但如果同时出现 很不幸 会让你分心
You know modern world functionality is being pitted against fun. The questions is how do you make our life fun as well as functionality, which is parellel to the present and future benefit.
现代社会的运转常常与快乐对立 所以问题是 如何让我们的生活充满乐趣同时又正常运转 类似于当下与未来的利益
And what we know is that we recovery, fun recovery in our lives-listening to our favorite piece of music and only listening to our favorite piece of music and one at a time; or having lunch with friends or nice dinners in our house with our roommates. When we savor the time together, it's not just fun, it's also functional. It's also a formal recovery.
我们知道要休整 重拾生活中的乐趣 听喜欢的音乐 而且每次只能一首 或者与朋友共进午餐 与室友在家一起享用晚餐 当我们一起享受时光时 不仅仅是快乐 而且有用 是正式休整
The question is how do you reconcile? How do you do the 'and'? Cause remember the question that positive psychologists ask: what do people who are happy, healthy AND successful do?
问题是如何调和快乐与有用？还记得积极心理学提出的问题吗 快乐 健康且成功的人士 是如何达成这一切的？
And once they started to ask this question, it opened up all the possibilities, all the answers came rushing in literally. And one of the answers is-focus on work, focus on recovery. You'll get much more done and much better.
这一问题一经抛出就打开了所有可能性 出现了各种各样的回答 其中一种回答是 聚焦工作 聚焦休整 则工作效率更高 质量更佳
One of the shortest-or the shortest word-in the English language and yet people are so afraid of it, saying "no"-whether it's saying no to people who ask you something, again saying no empathically, or saying no to opportunities.
英语语言中最短的 但又人人害怕的单词是 “不” 无论是对寻求帮助的人说不 还是对眼前的机遇说不