Tag: Meaningful Life
Tag: Meaningful Life
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Raising Happiness: How do you really feel about the holidays?By Christine Carter | December 13, 2007
Articles: Compassion across CubiclesBy Jill Suttie | Spring/Summer 2006
A new research movement tries to keep people from tuning out their emotions when they punch in to work.
Articles: The Ethics of ResponsibilityBy Jonathan Sacks | Spring/Summer 2006
Everyday virtue and the meaning of life
By Marc Ian Barasch
Rodale, 2005, 367 pages
Articles: Inspiring Good WorkBy Howard Gardner, Wendy Fischman | Spring/Summer 2005
Steroid abuse. Accounting tricks. Plagiarism. Budding professionals are learning these tricks of their trades from mentors, say researchers Wendy Fischman and Howard Gardner. Who will inspire them to practice ethics and excellence on the job?
Articles: Book Review: ResiliencyBy Lauren Shapiro | Fall 2004
by Bonnie Benard
WestEd, 2004, 148 pages
Articles: Book Review: FlourishingBy Jason Marsh | Spring 2004
Edited by Corey L. M. Keyes and Jonathan Haidt
American Psychological Association, 2003, 355 pages
A giant in the field of social psychology draws on five decades of teaching and research to reveal the secrets of a fulfilling life to today's graduating seniors.
A new study finds that training in compassion makes us more altruistic—and explores the neuroscience behind why.
Feeling fed up and burned out, Dad? That may be a sign of progress, says Jeremy Adam Smith.
Studies show giving makes people happy, and happiness makes people give--but not always. Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton offer three ways to help people feel good about giving.
Greater Good Events
University of California, Berkeley
Clark Kerr Campus
Friday, June 28 - Wednesday, July 3, 2013
The GGSC’s six-day Summer Institute will equip educators with social-emotional learning tools that will benefit both students and teachers. Registration is now closed.
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Greater Good Resources
- "Gratitude and Prosocial Behavior"
Finds that feeling gratitude produces kind and helpful behavior, even when that behavior is costly to the individual actor.
- "Compassion: An Evolutionary Analysis and Empirical Review"
Compassion evolved as a distinct affective experience whose function is to enable cooperation and protection of those who...
- "From Jerusalem to Jericho"
This article on bystander intervention in emergency situations suggests that we are likely to help a “shabbily dressed”...
- Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, runs a state-of-the-art neuroscience...
- Northeast Foundation for Children
Northeast Foundation for Children is a non-profit educational organization that offers educators the Responsive Classroom...
- Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship
Based at the University of Michigan Business School, this is a networking community for researchers and practitioners...
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