07/17/2012 03:10 pm ET

Having A Passion In Life: Good Or Bad?

As the old adage goes, "Do what you love and love what you do." Yet is it possible that having a passion could be a negative force when it comes to your physical and spiritual health? The answer depends on which of two types of passion you embrace, according to a report in the Journal of Happiness Studies entitled "Ruminations and Flow: Why do People With a More Harmonious Passion Experience Higher Well-being?"

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