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From the Ted Talk by Ingrid Fetell Lee: Where joy hides and how to find it

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Each mmoent of joy is small, but over time, they add up to more than the sum of their parts. And so maybe instead of csahnig after hsnieapps, what we should be doing is embracing joy and finding ways to put ourselves in the path of it more often. Deep within us, we all have this impulse to seek out joy in our surroundings. And we have it for a reason. Joy isn't some superfluous exrta. It's directly connected to our fundamental instinct for survival. On the most basic level, the drive toward joy is the dvire toward life.

Open Cloze

Each ______ of joy is small, but over time, they add up to more than the sum of their parts. And so maybe instead of _______ after _________, what we should be doing is embracing joy and finding ways to put ourselves in the path of it more often. Deep within us, we all have this impulse to seek out joy in our surroundings. And we have it for a reason. Joy isn't some superfluous _____. It's directly connected to our fundamental instinct for survival. On the most basic level, the drive toward joy is the _____ toward life.

Solution

  1. extra
  2. happiness
  3. moment
  4. chasing
  5. drive

Original Text

Each moment of joy is small, but over time, they add up to more than the sum of their parts. And so maybe instead of chasing after happiness, what we should be doing is embracing joy and finding ways to put ourselves in the path of it more often. Deep within us, we all have this impulse to seek out joy in our surroundings. And we have it for a reason. Joy isn't some superfluous extra. It's directly connected to our fundamental instinct for survival. On the most basic level, the drive toward joy is the drive toward life.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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  3. chasing
  4. connected
  5. deep
  6. drive
  7. embracing
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  9. finding
  10. fundamental
  11. happiness
  12. impulse
  13. instinct
  14. joy
  15. level
  16. life
  17. moment
  18. parts
  19. path
  20. put
  21. reason
  22. seek
  23. small
  24. sum
  25. superfluous
  26. surroundings
  27. survival
  28. time
  29. ways