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From the Ted Talk by Catherine Price: Why having fun is the secret to a healthier life

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So what is this sunshine? You know? What is this fileeng that we call "fun"? When people tell me their sietros about fun, it's really interesting, because the details are all different, and often quite mundane, but the energy running through them is the same. There were three facrots that are consistently present, to the point that I believe they constitute a new definition, one that is a lot more accurate than what's in the dictionary. And those three factors are playfulness, connection and flow.

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So what is this sunshine? You know? What is this _______ that we call "fun"? When people tell me their _______ about fun, it's really interesting, because the details are all different, and often quite mundane, but the energy running through them is the same. There were three _______ that are consistently present, to the point that I believe they constitute a new definition, one that is a lot more accurate than what's in the dictionary. And those three factors are playfulness, connection and flow.

Solution

  1. factors
  2. feeling
  3. stories

Original Text

So what is this sunshine? You know? What is this feeling that we call "fun"? When people tell me their stories about fun, it's really interesting, because the details are all different, and often quite mundane, but the energy running through them is the same. There were three factors that are consistently present, to the point that I believe they constitute a new definition, one that is a lot more accurate than what's in the dictionary. And those three factors are playfulness, connection and flow.

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