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Catharsis - emotional release. In psychology. the catharsis hypothesis maintains that
"releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relives aggressive urges.
Feel-Good, Do-Good Phenomenon - people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good
Subjective Well-Being - self-perceived happiness or satisfaction with life. Used along with
measures of objective well-being (Ex. physical and economic indicators) to evaluate people's
quality of life.
Surprising Reality: We overestimate the duration of our emotions and u