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Does this forum make us happy?

Bridget and Peter

Active Member
Past OR future Camino
Home to Reims 2007
Reims to Limoges 2008
Camino Ingles 2009
Limoges to Gernica 2009
Gernica to San Vicente de la Barquera 2010
San Vicente to La Isla 2012
La Isla to Santiago Sept/Oct 2014
In relation to Aric Sigman's article last week (see thread: Is this forum bad for our heath?) I have found the following which seems to suggest the opposite:-

http://www.psychologyresearch.org.uk/archives/3008

Ko & Kuo (2009) found that bloggers enjoyed an enhanced subjective well-being. Far from increasing loneliness, blogging (and its increase in time spent online) was actually found to be positively related to one’s happiness.


Shapira et al. (2007) found that older adults who used the Internet increased their overall well-being and happiness as compared to a control group who did not.

There’s a myriad of additional research studies that show there are many pro-social and psychological benefits of Internet use.
 
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Timo

Member
Hello,
this forum makes extremely happy. Where else could I get up to date information? How could I "meet" other pilgrims in so big numbers? How else could I keep my mind in peace? During the three weeks I´ve been visiting this forum, I´ve learned more than I could never dream. Now it´s easy to plan further and finally walk the first Camino.
-T-
 

colinPeter

Veteran Member
Past OR future Camino
SJPP-SDC (2009) Somport-Jaca, Burgos-SDC, Cee-Muxia (2012) Le Puy - Aumont-Aubrac (2014) SJPP-SDC (Oct 2015)
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300m from the cathedral and around the corner from the fresh food market in Santiago. Perfect place to tele commute from (1GB symmetrical connection).
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NaKwendaSafari

Active Member
Ivar,
This forum is immensely useful and inspired us to embark on the journey, certainly made us happy, and we look forward to the day when you are successful in opening your center in Santiago. We would then be able to tell you in person how grateful, and happy, we are with your hard work on this forum.
Joe
 

Rebekah Scott

Camino Busybody
Past OR future Camino
Many, various, and continuing.
I live in an isolated place that can be very lonely. I can´t tell you how often this little community has made me know I still am part of a big world of good people. And people who speak English! :eek:

Yeah, I´m happy!
Reb
 

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