Tag Archives | Positive Psychology

Did you Hear? . . . Positive Gossip

Today’s article contains simple but powerful wisdom from Dr. Lynn Johnson, PhD, author of ENJOY LIFE! Healing with Happiness.  For a great introduction to Lynn (and his dog Ruby,) visit his website http://enjoylifebook.com/ and watch the one minute video for a brief lesson on happiness. Homer Simpson once said, “If we aren’t supposed to eat animals, why […]

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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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Trading Money for Happiness

A story that was posted earlier this year on the Wall Street Journal blog, “The Wealth Report,” described a wealthy man who gave away his entire fortune as a means of achieving greater happiness.  His feeling was that money and a luxury lifestyle were obstacles to being happy, so he decided he wanted to give everything away.  […]

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Hands on Research: The Science of Touch

This special Friday edition of The Psychology of Wellbeing features an essay by Dacher Keltner, Professor of Psychology at the University of California Berkeley, that originally appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center– Dacher Keltner is its executive editor. In this article (and the accompanying video,) Keltner elaborates on […]

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