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Rick Hanson explains how mindfulness meditation can strengthen our brains and help us focus our attention.

Videos and Podcasts: How to Change Your Brain

By Rick Hanson | December 5, 2013

Rick Hanson explains how mindfulness meditation can strengthen our brains and help us focus our attention.

 

Articles: Five Myths about Gratitude

By Robert Emmons | November 21, 2013

Does gratitude make us lazy? Naive? Robert Emmons, the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude, debunks some common myths and misconceptions.

 

Articles: Six Habits of Highly Grateful People

By Jeremy Adam Smith | November 20, 2013

Are you bad at gratitude, just like Jeremy Adam Smith? He has some lessons for you from people who know how to say "Thanks!"

 

Articles: Gratitude Activities for the Classroom

By Vicki Zakrzewski | November 19, 2013

Looking for some ways to bring gratitude into the classroom this Thanksgiving season? Here are some ideas to get you started.

 

Articles: Grateful Schools, Happy Schools

By Emily Campbell | November 18, 2013

New research on gratitude finds that it helps younger kids and at-risk students to be happier and more resilient.

 

Articles: What Gets in the Way of Gratitude?

By Robert Emmons | November 12, 2013

What must we overcome as a culture or as individuals for gratitude to flourish? The key, argues Robert Emmons, is to see all of life as a gift.

 

Articles: Do Rituals Help Us to Savor Food?

By Emily Nauman | August 7, 2013

A new study finds that even little rituals, like swirling wine or shaking a sugar packet, can enhance the flavor of food.

 
Selma Baraz

Articles: In Memoriam: Selma Baraz

By Jason Marsh | July 29, 2013

A tribute to Selma Baraz, who went from "kvetch" to grateful grandmother.

 

Articles: Want to Satisfy Your Partner? Give them Some Gratitude

By Adam Hoffman | July 23, 2013

A new study shows how receiving gratitude improves people's attitudes toward their relationship.

 

Raising Happiness: Why I Send My Kids to Camp

By Christine Carter | July 1, 2013

This year, they’ll be away for THREE weeks. I’m heartbroken and kidsick already.

 

Articles: How Awe Can Help Students Develop Purpose

By Vicki Zakrzewski | June 11, 2013

Research suggests that inducing awe in the classroom might inspire kids to find a sense of purpose in life

 
Brother David Steindl-Rast

Articles: Is Gratitude the Path to a Better World?

By Jill Suttie | May 29, 2013

An interview with Brother David Steindl-Rast, Benedictine monk, author, and leading figure in the worldwide gratitude movement.

 

Articles: Five Ways to Cultivate Gratitude at Work

By Jeremy Adam Smith | May 16, 2013

Americans are less likely to say "thanks" on the job than anywhere else, which hurts productivity and happiness. That needs to change.

 
This essay is adapted from Gratitude Works!: A 21-Day Program for Creating Emotional Prosperity

Articles: How Gratitude Can Help You Through Hard Times

By Robert Emmons | May 13, 2013

It's easy to feel grateful when life is good, says Robert Emmons. But when disaster strikes, gratitude is worth the effort.

 

Articles: Five Ways Giving Thanks Can Backfire

By Amie M. Gordon | April 29, 2013

Most of the time, gratitude is good. But research finds that there are situations when "thank you" may be the wrong response.

 
Want to teach kids a simple meditation? Here’s how I do “loving kindness” meditation.

Videos and Podcasts: Meditating with Kids

By Christine Carter | April 8, 2013

Want to teach kids a simple meditation? Here’s how I do “loving kindness” meditation.

 

Articles: How to be a Happy Working Dad, Part Two

By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 28, 2013

Jeremy Adam Smith offers five more tips to help men find a happy fit between paid work and family responsibilities.

 

Articles: Why Lent Makes People Happy (and Netflix Doesn’t)

By Jason Marsh, Robb Willer | March 21, 2013

New research suggests that cutting back on life’s pleasures helps us enjoy them significantly more.

 
Symon has faced the death of his mother, the births of his children, unemployment, divorce, and re-marriage (to Vienetta, at right). Though never economically successful, Symon's life reveals the importance of family and social connections to a happy life.

Articles: Five Life Lessons from “56 Up”

By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 9, 2013

The "Up" documentaries have followed 14 people from ages seven to 56—and in the process illustrated recent discoveries about the science of a meaningful life.

 

Articles: Five Ways to Renew an Old Love

By Barbara Fredrickson | February 12, 2013

Love is fleeting, says one of the world's leading experts on positive emotion. But with practice, you can foster love anytime you wish—and in doing so, renew old bonds.

 

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