Tag: Humanity

 

Tag: Humanity

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Articles: Why Cynicism Can Hold You Back

By Kira M. Newman | June 11, 2015

A new study suggests that distrusting human nature can actually hurt your income. The reason why might surprise you!

 

Articles: Here’s How Much You Love Humanity

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | May 21, 2013

Results from the Greater Good Science Center's "Love of Humanity" quiz.

 

Articles: Is It Possible to Love All Humanity?

By Juliana Breines | January 14, 2013

Qualities like gender, ethnicity, and nationality tend to define us more than being human. What happens when we try to identify with all of humanity?

 
Juan Estey

Articles: Why Self-Compassion Trumps Self-Esteem

By Kristin Neff | May 27, 2011

Researcher Kristin Neff reveals the benefits of going easy on yourself: less anxiety, less conflict, and more peace of mind.

 

Articles: Compassion is Not in the Numbers

By Naazneen Barma | March 15, 2007

 

Articles: Truth and Reconciliation

By Desmond Tutu | September 1, 2004

Forgiveness is not just personally rewarding. It's also a political necessity, says Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He explains how forgiveness allowed South Africans to imagine a new beginning-one based on honesty, peace, and compassion.

 
Jordan's King Abdullah II and President Bush in the White House Rose Garden discussing the abuses at Abu Ghraib prison with the media on May 6, 2004.

Articles: Making Peace Through Apology

By Aaron Lazare | September 1, 2004

There's more than one way to say "I'm sorry," according to apology expert Aaron Lazare. Some apologies encourage forgiveness and reconciliation; others only make things worse. Here's how to tell the difference.

 

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  • Four Great Gratitude Strategies

    June 30, 2015

    Here are the key research-based principles for turning gratitude into a lasting habit, drawing from the GGSC’s new website, Greater Good in Action.

  • How the GGSC Helped Turn Pixar “Inside Out”

    June 19, 2015

    Greater Good Science Center director Dacher Keltner provided scientific advice to Pixar's new family film.

  • Racism is Not a Mental Illness

    June 22, 2015

    Many people argue that the white man who killed nine black people in Charleston must be mentally ill. What does the science suggest?

  

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The Path to Purpose By William Damon Looks at how children are hampered in their search for meaning, and how concerned adults can help them find it.

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"It is a great good and a great gift, this Greater Good. I bow to you for your efforts to bring these uplifting and illuminating expressions of humanity, grounded in good science, to the attention of us all."  
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

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