By Robert A. Emmons
Houghton Mifflin, 2007, 256 pages
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By Robert A. Emmons
Raising Happiness: Teaching Gratitude in a Culture of EntitlementBy Christine Carter | November 16, 2007
Videos and Podcasts: Teaching GratitudeBy Jason Marsh | November 9, 2007
Ways to cultivate gratitude, and the benefits it can bring. Part of discussion series between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan.
Articles: Stumbling toward GratitudeBy Catherine Price | Summer 2007
New research suggests gratitude is a key to health and happiness, but Catherine Price wanted to find out for herself.
Articles: A Lesson in ThanksBy Jeffrey Froh | Summer 2007
Psychologist Jeffrey Froh infused middle-school classes with a small dose of gratitude—and found that it made students feel more connected to their friends, family, and their school.
Articles: Love, Honor, and ThankBy Jess Alberts , Angela Threthewey | Summer 2007
Researchers Jess Alberts and Angela Trethewey have found that a successful relationship doesn’t just depend on how partners divide their household chores, but on how they each express gratitude for the work the other one puts in.
Articles: Pay it ForwardBy Robert Emmons | Summer 2007
Gratitude may seem like a simple emotion, but Robert Emmons argues that it inspires kindness, connection, and transformative life changes. And he’s done the research to prove it.
Articles: The Politics of GratitudeBy Jason Marsh | Summer 2007
An interview with Iraq’s former ambassador to the United States, Rend Al-Rahim Francke
Articles: Each One, Help OneBy Elizabeth O’Brien | Fall/Winter 2006-07
As working families find it ever harder to pay their bills, a nonprofit organization connects small donors to people with modest needs.
Articles: Why Do We Walk On By?By Marc Barasch | Fall/Winter 2006-07
To find empathy for the homeless, Marc Ian Barasch put himself in their shoes for a week.
Articles: Book Review: Our Inner ApeBy Jill Suttie | Spring/Summer 2006
By Frans de Waal
Riverhead, 2005, 288 pages
Edited by P. Alex Linley and Stephen Joseph
Wiley, 2004, 770 pages
Emma Seppala explains how compassionate workplaces are good for employee health and the corporate bottom line.
A new report finds that fitting work with family isn't just a women's issue. Jeremy Adam Smith offers 10 tips for helping fathers to navigate a changing landscape at home and on the job.
A new study shows how seeking happiness at the right time may be more important than seeking happiness all the time.
Results from the Greater Good "Love of Humanity" quiz.
A Q&A with visionary educator John Hunter, creator of the World Peace Game.
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Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
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