Archive | January, 2011

The Happiness Diet: The Power of Positivity for Weight Loss

Today’s article is by Professor Timothy Sharp, the Chief Happiness Officer of The Happiness Institute, in Sydney, Australia, devoted to enhancing happiness in individuals, families and organizations. His work was recently featured on an Australian reality television series entitled, “House of Food Obsessives.”  Having spent many years working with people trying to find happiness (and […]

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On Eating Animals

I recently wrote “Confessions of a Carnivore,” about my month-long stint last August in vegetarianism.  To motivate me during the month, I read “Eating Animals” by Jonathan Safran Froer, which gives a “too close for comfort” look at how our food is produced in the modern world.  Reading this book is like taking the red […]

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Open Your Mind with Open Monitoring Meditation

Today’s article is by TeachStreet’s Kenji Crosland.  TeachStreet is a website dedicated to providing local and online classes, as well as connections to reliable psychology tutors.  The Psychology of Wellbeing is a featured blog on the TeachStreet website.  You can learn more about TeachStreet’s educational community here. The philosopher and spiritual teacher J. Krishnamurti once said […]

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