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Articles: When Should You Forgive Your Partner?

By Amie M. Gordon | September 26, 2016


According to a new study, forgiving your partner may backfire if they have a certain personality type.

 

Articles: Should You Ask Your Children to Apologize?

By Craig Smith | September 23, 2016

When kids say sorry, are they learning a lesson or just parroting empty words?

 

Articles: For Managers, Saying Sorry Isn’t Enough

By Kira M. Newman | September 20, 2016

According to a new study, we’re less likely to forgive leaders and managers—even when they apologize.

 

Articles: The Power of Forgiveness at Work

By Brooke Deterline | August 26, 2016

Ever carry a grudge or harbor revenge fantasies about a colleague or boss? It’s likely costing you and your workplace.

 

Articles: How Grudges Hurt Your Health

By Joanna McParland | August 19, 2016

According to a new study, people are more sensitive to pain when they feel a sense of injustice.

 

Articles: How Self-Compassion Can Help You Through a Breakup

By Wendy Paris | August 16, 2016

Being kind to yourself can make the difference between a good divorce and a bad one.

 

Articles: Does Forgiveness Make Kids Happier?

By Sarah Wheeler | May 16, 2016

A new study suggests that children are happier when they’re more forgiving toward their friends.

 

Articles: How Mindfulness Can Help Us Forgive Betrayal

By Kirra Dickinson | April 20, 2016

According to a new study, mindful people are more likely to overcome the emotional turmoil and pain of infidelity.

 

Articles: Which Feels Better, Forgiveness or Revenge?

By Kira M. Newman | April 18, 2016

A new study compares different responses to bullying—and finds that forgiveness may have to wait.

 

Articles: What if Schools Taught Kindness?

By Laura Pinger, Lisa Flook | February 1, 2016

Laura Pinger and Lisa Flook share their lessons from creating a "kindness curriculum" for young students.

 
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Articles: Our Favorite Books of 2015

By Jill Suttie, Diana Divecha, Jeremy Adam Smith | December 15, 2015

Greater Good's editors pick the most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books published this year on the science of a meaningful life.

 
Spiegel and Grau, 2015, 336 pages

Articles: How to Move Beyond Pain

By Jill Suttie | November 27, 2015

Brené Brown's new book provides readers with a pathway out of shame and toward more self-compassion.

 

Articles: The Three Parts of an Effective Apology

By Christine Carter | November 12, 2015

"I'm sorry" isn't enough—Christine Carter explains what else needs to be said.

 

Articles: Want to Be Happy? Make Your Relationships Exceptional

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | November 9, 2015

New data from our Science of Happiness course confirm the link between well-being and relationship quality.

 

Articles: What a Greater Good School Looks Like

By Vicki Zakrzewski | October 27, 2015

One school in India is cultivating the well-being of students by implementing Greater Good Science Center practices.

 

Articles: Eight Keys to Forgiveness

By Robert Enright | October 15, 2015

Forgiveness can be incredibly difficult. Robert Enright explains where to start.

 

Articles: Does Forgiveness Make Men Feel Weak?

By Kira M. Newman | October 14, 2015

A new study suggests that men and women might experience forgiveness differently.

 

Articles: Learning Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World

By Jill Suttie | September 2, 2015

A new book explores why we forgive and how forgiveness can help us.

 
Carlos Arredondo helps a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013. After Tsarnaev was sentenced to death, Arredondo expressed profound ambivalence about the verdict.

Articles: Is Vengeance Better for Victims than Forgiveness?

By Jason Marsh | July 29, 2015

In two high-profile cases of mass murder, some have argued that survivors and victims' families need the death penalty for a sense of closure. But is that really true?

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Forgive Yourself

By Rick Hanson | June 25, 2015

Everyone makes mistakes. But it takes skill to hush your inner critic!

 

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