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Articles: Why Cynicism Can Hold You BackBy 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!
If we want our students to become happy adults, research suggests that schools should focus more on students' well-being than academic success.
Articles: Three Tricky Ways to Cultivate CourageBy Christine Carter | May 21, 2015
Fear holding you back? Here are Christine Carter's favorite tactics for building bravery.
Articles: Is a Good Role Model a Positive One?By Art Markman | May 20, 2015
A new study finds that positive role models aren't necessarily better than negative ones. It all depends on what you are trying to achieve.
A new book explains how to move your organization in a more socially or environmentally responsible direction.
A conversation with Twitter’s Niki Lustig about how the social media giant fosters a sense of purpose among their employees.
Articles: What Makes a Great Workplace?By Jill Suttie | February 25, 2015
A new book applies science to figuring out how to build a place where people actually look forward to work.
Articles: How to Build Trust in SchoolsBy Vicki | February 19, 2015
Education reform efforts often undermine trust in schools, but research points to another way.
Articles: How to Increase Compassion at WorkBy Jill Suttie | February 16, 2015
A new program tries to help business leaders to identify and alleviate suffering in the workplace.
Articles: How to Find Your Sweet SpotBy Jill Suttie | January 21, 2015
Jill Suttie talks with the GGSC's Christine Carter about her new book.
True happiness and satisfaction are found in balance, says Christine Carter, not in the unyielding pursuit of an impossible ideal.
Christine Carter talks with James Baraz, author of Awakening Joy.
It's easy to make New Year resolutions. The trick lies in keeping them!
The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings published this past year.
A new book says we can't ask more of our fantasies than they can give us.
If adults want to raise caring kids, research suggests they might need to start by examining the mixed messages they’re sending to kids.
Articles: Can Suffering Lead to Success?By Jill Suttie | September 3, 2014
A new book explores when trauma triggers growth—and when it doesn't.
Articles: Mindful LawyeringBy Sara Tollefson | July 28, 2014
Law professor Rhonda Magee explains how mindfulness can benefit lawyers, their clients—and, perhaps, society at large.
Forget the ties and power tools! New research says that today's dads want something else for Father's Day: paid leave and flextime.
Our kids' lives are not our lives. Once you recognize that fact, says Christine Carter, you can start the conversation.
In an adaptation from his new book Altruism, Buddhist monk and bestselling author Matthieu Ricard takes on the notion that humans have a fixed nature.
A new study applies attachment theory to understand why some people donate more to charity than others.
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