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Knowledge is power!
Research around the globe keeps pouring in to validate the powerful effects of Authenticity, Response-ability, and Appreciation. Learn about real-world benefits.
Laughing alone is good. Laughing with friends is even better.
A recent study explores laughter’s impact on sensitivity to pain and the role of endorphins in the process.
According to study researcher Robin Dunbar, of the University Oxford:
“We think …Read More
One of 2012’s top 10 insights from science highlighted by Greater Good (UC Berkeley’s center for the Science of a Meaningful Life) is that gratitude sustains relationships through tough times.
In a study published in August 2012 in the Journal …Read More
We flourish in the face of difficult interpersonal hurts through the pursuit of forgiveness and gratitude.
Research published in the The Journal of Positive Psychology (vol. 5, May 2010) shows that when a person experiences a “hurt” by another — …Read More
Dr. Martin Seligman, past president of the American Psychological Association, in his book Flourish, explores what it takes to live a rich, full life. He has identified five elements of flourishing: positive emotion, engagement, positive relationships, meaning and accomplishment.…Read More
Sometimes when we are sharing advice, our intention may be to help improve what is going on around us. What we likely do not realize is that we are choosing to focus our attention on evaluating, judging, comparing and/or criticizing, …Read More
What’s a simple and no-cost way to improve your health, extend your life and generally experience greater well-being? Look on the bright side of things and appreciate. A 2009 study published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association reports …Read More