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37 Easy Strategies for Living in the Moment all Day Long

37 Easy Strategies for Living in the Moment all Day Long

August 15, 2016 by Chris Peak IN AN AGE WHERE WE’RE INCREASINGLY STRESSED, PLUGGED IN AND OVERWHELMED BY ALL THE INFORMATION, THE BENEFITS OF TAKING A BREATHER ARE UNDENIABLE. Once found exclusively at New Age gatherings and hippie-dense ashrams, mindfulness is...

Q&A: Dr. Michael Baime explains the trend of ‘mindfulness’

Q&A: Dr. Michael Baime explains the trend of ‘mindfulness’

The practice of mindfulness is growing exponentially, with studies showing it cuts negative emotions by almost half -- with just eight weeks of practice. Christie Nicholson By Christie Nicholson | May 3, 2013 -- 05:00 GMT (22:00 PDT) | Topic: Innovation We are...

Gross National Happiness and Positive Education in Bhutan

Gross National Happiness and Positive Education in Bhutan

Schools traditionally teach children academic skills such as literacy, numeracy – they do not, however, teach skills for well-being– for more positive emotion, better relationships, more engagement, and more purpose and meaning. Although there is mounting evidence...

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Study: Experiences Make Us Happier Than Possessions

Study: Experiences Make Us Happier Than Possessions

By Elizabeth Landau CNN (CNN) -- Even in tough economic times, you may find yourself with a bit of cash to spare. You've been working hard, and you want to treat yourself. Should you spend it on an experience, such as a baseball game or Psychological research suggests...

Hedonomics – The (Behavioural) Economics Of Happiness

In 2004 I came across a treatise on the subject of happiness, and how to achieve it, in quite possibly the last place on earth I would have expected to find it: a newsletter published by an investment bank. The author’s name was James Montier, a stock market analyst....

The Science Of Happiness

On July 31, I joined around 500 other people in the Camden Centre in London to hear a talk on The Science of Happiness by Dr Tal Ben-Shahar organized by the UK’s leading happiness movement, Action for Happiness. As well as authoring several books, Tal Ben-Shahar...

Positive Intelligence

by: Shawn Achor FROM THE JANUARY–FEBRUARY 2012 ISSUE In July 2010 Burt’s Bees, a personal-care products company, was undergoing enormous change as it began a global expansion into 19 new countries. In this kind of high-pressure situation, many leaders pester their...

Why Employee Engagement Is The Secret To Workplace Happiness

Would you say that your employees are happy? Probably. Would your employees say that they are happy? That may be tougher to judge. In honor of August being “National Happiness Month,” we’re taking a look at what workplace “happiness” is, how to measure it, and the...

It Really Pays to Have a Rich Company Culture

"Culture" has been a buzzword in the corporate world for several years, but what does it mean and why is it important? Entrepreneur.com defines company culture as “a blend of the values, beliefs, taboos, symbols, rituals and myths all companies develop over time.” In...

Why Ambition Could Make You Rich, But Not Happy

By Tim Hume, for CNN Admired in some people, reviled in others -- there are few character traits as confoundingly double-edged as ambition. Generally accepted as a prerequisite for success, it is nonetheless just as widely viewed as a dirty word. So is it a virtue, or...

Lose Your Job, Find Yourself: Why Redundancy Might Not Be So Bad

Lose Your Job, Find Yourself: Why Redundancy Might Not Be So Bad

By Tim Hume, for CNN There's no question that losing your job can be a jolting experience, as anyone who has had the misfortune of being laid off in recent years can attest. But what if that jolt could be a positive experience? That's the suggestion to come out of...

Is happiness the secret of success?

Is happiness the secret of success?

By Shawn Achor, Special to CNN Scientifically, can happiness be an advantage? Some people think if you are happy, you are blind to reality. But when we research it, happiness actually raises every single business and educational outcome for the brain. How did we miss...

Happiness is the Key to Success

Happiness is the Key to Success

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." Albert Schweitzer. As yourself the following questions: Would having more money make you happier or, would being happier make you more...

The Science and Psychology Behind Happiness

By Sarah Gehrke Happiness has been a subject of curiosity for many centuries, beginning with ancient Greek philosophy, through post-Enlightenment Western-European ethical philosophy (principally Utilitarianism), to existing quality of life and welfare study in...

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