Raising Happiness: Giving Thanks for OthersBy Christine Carter | November 22, 2010
Two favorite Thanksgiving rituals.
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Two favorite Thanksgiving rituals.
Some of today's leading artists share their gratitude lists. What's on yours?
When gratitude is a good idea that doesn’t work
Robert Emmons discusses why practicing gratitude has transformative effects on our social and emotional well-being.
Robert Emmons offers everyday tips for living a life of gratitude.
Need some motivation for practicing gratitude this Thanksgiving? Robert Emmons, the world's leading scientific expert on gratitude, reveals why gratitude is good for our bodies, our minds, and our relationships.
Robert Emmons explains how gratitude has the ability to heal, energize, and change our lives.
Robert Emmons shares the results of his research on gratitude: better health, more happiness, and stronger connections to others.
Robert Emmons offers research-tested strategies for becoming a more grateful person.
Gratitude may be good, Robert Emmons explains, but it isn’t always easy. He considers some of the myths around gratitude and obstacles to cultivating it.
Robert Emmons explains why he believes awe and gratitude are intertwined.
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New Friday Feature: Community Gratitude Journal
Fred Luskin argues that forgiveness boils down to a simple choice: whether to dwell over past hurts or try to see the good in others.
His research-tested technique for giving up your grudges.
Fred Luskin explains why cultivating gratitude and compassion helps people to forgive.
Seven research-tested strategies for a happier life.
Sonja Lyubomirsky sheds light on how much of our happiness is determined by our genes, and how much is within our power to control.
Four new studies reveal how having power affects your willingness to walk in your partner's shoes.
We can feel threatened by another person's stress, says Rick Hanson. So how do you stay open, caring, and brave enough to help them?
Anger is a tool that helps us read and respond to upsetting social situations. But how can you stop it from getting out of hand?
This day-long seminar led by self-compassion pioneer Kristin Neff, will offer strategies for cultivating self-compassion, boosting happiness, and reducing stress in yourself and others.
How compassionate are you? How generous, grateful, or forgiving? Find out!» TAKE A QUIZ
Talks by inspiring speakers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dacher Keltner, and Barbara Fredrickson.Watch
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...
This article on bystander intervention in emergency situations suggests that we are likely to help a “shabbily dressed”...
The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
The Quality of Life Foundation for its support of the Greater Good Science Center
Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program