Is Nostalgia Good for You?

Chris Smith
3 min readJun 1, 2023

The pros and cons of harking back to the good old times.

A hand holding a photograpic slide of a couple in a garden
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What does the word ’nostalgia’ mean to you?

If you are the Cambridge Dictionary, nostalgia is a ‘feeling of pleasure and also slight sadness when you think about things that happened in the past’.

While the dictionary’s definition makes perfect sense I prefer Doug Larson’s take on it:

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Chris Smith

Freelance marketer and writer of various things for clients.