Wired for Happiness

This week’s article is a guest post by Megan Nichols. Megan Nichols enjoys exploring how the mind works and other scientific subjects on her blog, Schooled By Science. Half Full or Half Empty? Can People Be Wired to View Certain Perspectives? It’s a classic question: Do you see the glass as half empty or half […]

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Saving the World on the way to the Bathroom

In recent months, mindfulness has been the latest buzzword in corporate America, promising to improve performance, productivity, engagement and happiness for the teams that practice it. Some notable organizations, including Google, Apple and Intel have added mindfulness training programs to their corporate benefits packages. When people talk about mindfulness training, they are talking about one […]

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Don’t Trust This Blog

The tagline for this blog is “musings on the science of holistic wellness.” I reference “science” because in each article I try to integrate some of my own studies, experience and observations with those of researchers or scientists in the fields of psychology and positive psychology. The problem is that the general public associates “science” […]

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Guns: Why Everyone’s Arguments are Wrong

Here we go again.  Another tragic, horrific and completely unnecessary mass shooting of innocent young people in a school. In response to the shooting, Obama made an impassioned and eloquent plea for our government bodies to work together towards some kind of “common sense” gun legislation to prevent these kinds of all-too-common occurrences. His speech […]

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