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Positive Psychology Research

The Future Looks Bright

Amanda Yuill | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

Image: A. Yuill In the last week of June, the world's leading researchers came together with a passionate coalition of practitioners and professional...

On the Pursuit of Happiness

Yara Zgheib | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact
Yara Zgheib

Life is ephemeral. Liberty is fickle. And without the first two, all the wealth in the world does not amount to much. But happiness is not dictated by external circumstances; it is guided by inner purpose. It is not luck; it is a choice.

Carolyn Gregoire

Experiences Of Art, Nature And Spirituality May Help Prevent Disease, Study Finds | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.06.2015 | Science

Taking in the glory of nature at the top of a mountain peak, joining in a song of worship or viewing a breathtakingly beautiful piece of art are some ...

One Breath at a Time

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

The breath is always available as an object of attention, whether formally in meditation or informally as a way to recenter yourself. Track the breath in yourself, and know yourself more deeply. Track the breath in others, and know them more deeply.

Sex Lowers Anxiety

Amy Tardio | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Tardio

As the science of positive psychology deepens and becomes more globally wise, shared experiences within the field will inform future goals.