Articles: Edible EthicsBy Jason Marsh | March 1, 2006
An Interview with Michael Pollan
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From our friendships to our jobs to our conduct in public, seemingly small decisions often pose tough ethical dilemmas, says Joshua Halberstam. He offers guidance for navigating the ethical dimension of everyday life.
By Marc Ian Barasch
Rodale, 2005, 367 pages
Ever feel a thrill when you see someone act with courage or compassion? Psychologist Jonathan Haidt calls that feeling “elevation,” and his studies of it may provide a key to understanding what inspires people to do good.
by Wendy Fischman, Becca Solomon, DeborahGreenspan, and Howard Gardner
Harvard University Press, 2004, 208 pages
Learning to express anger in a healthy way will help couples resolve conflicts, instead of letting them simmer.
Christine Carter knows meditation is good for her—but she still avoids it. Here’s how she’s trying to change.
The instructor of the world’s most popular MOOC explores how to change your life through the power of learning—and why you have more potential than you think.
A day-long semiar with GGSC Science Director Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., celebrated compassion teacher Joan Halifax, burnout expert Christina Maslach, Ph.D., and UCLA psychiatrist Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D.
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Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
Compassion evolved as a distinct affective experience whose function is to enable cooperation and protection of those who...
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Learn more about one of the leading researchers of gratitude.
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Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program