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What Leading with Optimism Really Looks Like

What Leading with Optimism Really Looks Like

by Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan When there is negative news everywhere you look and unprecedented financial and logistical challenges facing so many companies, it can be tough to advise people to stay positive. Many leaders we work with worry, especially now during...

The Science of Helping Out

The Science of Helping Out

By By Tara Parker-Pope At a time when we are all experiencing an extraordinary level of stress, science offers a simple and effective way to bolster our own emotional health. To help yourself, start by helping others. Much of the scientific research on resilience —...

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7 Emotion-Focused Coping Techniques for Uncertain Times

7 Emotion-Focused Coping Techniques for Uncertain Times

By Crystal Raypole When a challenge comes up for you, you probably have a handful of go-to strategies to help you deal with it. Even if your approach varies slightly from problem to problem, you probably manage most difficulties in similar ways. You might, for...

What Leading with Optimism Really Looks Like

What Leading with Optimism Really Looks Like

by Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan When there is negative news everywhere you look and unprecedented financial and logistical challenges facing so many companies, it can be tough to advise people to stay positive. Many leaders we work with worry, especially now during...

Can Money Buy Happiness?

Can Money Buy Happiness?

Three Psychological Principles to Consider Before You Make Your Next Purchase By Sarah Gervais, Associate Professor of Psychology, Social and Cognitive Program and Law-Psychology Program We’re all familiar with the idea that money can’t buy happiness. Yet, the reality...

How To Be Positive In The Coronavirus World

How To Be Positive In The Coronavirus World

By Benjamin Laker With millions of people the world over entering isolation to fight against the spread of Coronavirus COVID19, the need for positivity becomes even more critical. Taking his cue from the seminal works residing at the University of Pennsylvania on...

How to Keep the Greater Good in Mind During the Coronavirus Outbreak

How to Keep the Greater Good in Mind During the Coronavirus Outbreak

BY JILL SUTTIE In the midst of our panic around COVID-19, we must look to each other to help us get through it. I just learned that my son’s college, the University of Washington, would be cancelling all in-person classes and finals to help contain the spread of the...

Happiness is THE future of work.

Happiness is THE future of work.

By Karen Guggenheim, WOHASU CEO Happiness is THE future of work and corporate social responsibility initiatives are a significant driver towards this new reality. Through CSR, employees feel connected to company values, giving them a sense of purpose and creating...

Integrating Happiness with a Coach

Integrating Happiness with a Coach

By Luke Iorio, Certified Professional Coach and President of iPEC and One Idea Away During the Summit, I had asked everyone, “What is happiness to you?” While there is more evidence than ever before of the impact happiness has in our lives, and a multitude of specific..

Why “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Just Happen

Why “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Just Happen

Healthy habits build long-term happiness. In fairy tales, Prince Charming meets a fair maid.  They fall in love and live "happily ever after."  End of story.  It's interesting that the relationship only begins just as the fairy tale ends.  What would happen if the...

Does Your Partner Complete You or Inspire You?

Does Your Partner Complete You or Inspire You?

In a famous scene from the Oscar-nominated film Jerry Maguire, dashing leading man Jerry — a successful and handsome sports agent played by Tom Cruise — suddenly returns to his estranged wife. He proclaims to Dorothy..

Talking With Larry King About “Why the Grass Seems Greener”

Talking With Larry King About “Why the Grass Seems Greener”

As we mentioned in our inaugural post, Why Happily Ever After Doesn’t Just Happen, when the going gets tough, we don’t simply throw in the towel or switch up gyms or jobs and expect to build robust health or a thriving work life. If indeed we do, we will ..

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