Tricks for Savoring Summer’s Fleeting Delights by Laura Vanderkam
Psychological research has yielded various techniques for helping us to get more from our best moments—and even to plan for them.
By Laura Vanderkam
…. I was first introduced to “savoring” as a practical concept through the work of the research psychologists Fred B. Bryant and the late Joseph Veroff. In their 2006 book, “Savoring: A New Model of Positive Experience,” they noted that psychologists have long studied how some resilient people learn to cope with difficulty.
They thought it was an equally interesting adaptation to learn how to savor good things. As they showed, it’s possible to take active steps to make life’s happy moments feel richer and last longer.