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People Explain What Ruined Something They Once Loved
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Why do we always have to mess with a good thing?

If something isn't broken, don't fix it.

I know, I sound one hundred years old.

I get technology and life move forward and evolution in all areas is key, but some changes are not always for the better.

Redditor MikiTheOnlyOne wanted everyone to vent about the joys in life that have been stolen. They asked:

"What was ruined that was once so good?"
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People Share The $75-Or-Less Purchases That Give Them The Most Joy
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You may have heard of the phrase "retail therapy" before, which is the act of buying things for personal enjoyment.

Well, there's some truth to that.

The University of Michigan actually studied the affects of shopping on our sadness levels. Purchasing something you enjoy can actually decrease sadness 40 times better than not purchasing something.

There are tons of other benefits like dopamine increases, anxiety reduction and improved mood. We wanted to know what people are buying to give them that rush of happy hormones and increase their joy.

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People Break Down The Most Underrated Joys In Life
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In a world as fast-paced and social media obsessed as ours is, it's easy to find reasons to feel anxiety, dissatisfaction, and unease. So let's take a moment to talk about joy.

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People Describe The Greatest Non-Sexual Pleasure They've Ever Experienced
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It seems like sex is the ultimate gift when we discuss the ideas of the pleasure principle. But sex is not the end all be all. I know, you're shocked. Don't get me wrong, I like sex, but... I have had better experiences while shopping. Or winning an award.

Sometimes it's all the simple things in life that bring about the most joy.

Redditor u/oooliveoil wanted to hear about how everyone has indulged in G rated joy, by asking:

What was the greatest pleasure you ever felt?
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People Share The Small Things In Life That Bring Them The Most Joy
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You don't have to search far and wide to realize the things that make us the happiest are within reach.

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