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Articles: The Social Artist

By Jill Suttie | September 23, 2014

A new book argues that creativity can be—and often is—a social endeavor, rather than the work of a lone genius.

 
Rhonda Magee speaks at the GGSC's  “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference on March 8, 2013.

Articles: Mindful Lawyering

By Sara Tollefson | July 28, 2014

Law professor Rhonda Magee explains how mindfulness can benefit lawyers, their clients—and, perhaps, society at large.

 

Articles: Can Self-Compassion Overcome Procrastination?

By Linda Graham | July 16, 2014

Putting something off can trigger a downward negative spiral. But a recent study suggests that being kind to yourself can help you achieve your goals.

 

Articles: Can Mindful Managers Make Happier Employees?

By Hooria Jazaieri | June 30, 2014

Want more productive and satisfied employees? A new study suggests that companies should consider mindfulness training for managers.

 

Articles: Can Mindfulness Enhance Job Performance?

By Emily Nauman | March 31, 2014

It's Mindful Monday! A new study finds that mindfulness helps workers succeed in fast-paced, ever-changing environments like restaurants.

 

Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Stop Health Worker Burnout?

By Emily Nauman | March 17, 2014

Two new studies investigate how mindfulness can reduce depression and exhaustion among doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals—and get mixed results.

 
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Articles: What Does a Grateful Organization Look Like?

By Emily Nauman | February 26, 2014

Our analysis of Greater Good quiz results reveals how readers see and experience gratitude in their organizations.

 

Articles: Why Leaders Need a Triple Focus

By Daniel Goleman | January 21, 2014

Leaders guide attention. But a single-minded focus on goals can run roughshod over human concerns, says Daniel Goleman.

 
In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, social worker and health care manager Robert McClure explains how mindfulness meditation can help sustain compassion for health care workers.

Videos and Podcasts: Mindfulness and Compassion in Health Care

By Robert McClure | January 13, 2014

In this presentation from the GGSC’s “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference, social worker and health care manager Robert McClure explains how mindfulness meditation can help sustain compassion for health care workers.

 

Articles: The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2013

By Jason Marsh, Devan Davison, Bianca Lorenz, Lauren Klein, Jeremy Adam Smith, Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | January 2, 2014

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings published this past year.

 
To learn more, read this Q&A with Daniel Goleman about Focus in Greater Good!

Articles: Our Favorite Books of 2013

By Jill Suttie, Jeremy Adam Smith, Jason Marsh | December 16, 2013

Greater Good's editors pick the most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books published this year on the science of a meaningful life.

 
In this talk from the “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference on March 8, 2013, Magee explores how to apply contemplative practices to our professional lives—and in doing so create more compassionate workplaces.

Videos and Podcasts: Applying Mindfulness to Workplaces

By Rhonda Magee | December 11, 2013

In this talk from the “Practicing Mindfulness & Compassion” conference on March 8, 2013, Magee explores how to apply contemplative practices to our professional lives—and in doing so create more compassionate workplaces.

 

Articles: Eight Ways to Find More Meaning at Work

By Morten Hansen, Dacher Keltner | November 4, 2013

Does your job seem dull and meaningless? Morten Hansen and Dacher Keltner point the way out.

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Drop the Load

By Rick Hanson | September 11, 2013

Feeling chained to your to-do list? Rick Hanson suggests four ways to break free from busyness.

 

Articles: Three Insights from the Frontiers of Positive Psychology

By Elise Proulx | August 7, 2013

Last month, the third World Congress on Positive Psychology convened leading scientists to explore the keys to a happy and meaningful life. Here are three of the most striking and practical insights from the conference.

 

Articles: What are the Secrets to a Happy Life?

By George E. Vaillant | August 6, 2013

In following 268 men for their entire lives, the Harvard Grant Study has discovered why some of them turned out happier than others.

 

Articles: Think Your Organization Is Compassionate?

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas, Emily Nauman | July 3, 2013

See how it compares with the results from our Compassionate Organizations Quiz.

 

Articles: Tech’s Best Feature: The Off Switch

By Tiffany Shlain | June 28, 2013

Our brains crave connection. But sometimes disconnecting from technology is the best way to reconnect with each other, and ourselves.

 
During paternity leave, Stephen Hoffman had "a few dumb dad moments here and there, but I learned a lot about parenting."

Articles: Five Reasons Why It’s a Good Time to be a Dad

By Jeremy Adam Smith | June 12, 2013

Feeling fed up and burned out, Dad? That may be a sign of progress, says Jeremy Adam Smith.

 
Google’s “Jolly Good Fellow,” Chade-Meng Tan, talks about his new book, Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace).

Videos and Podcasts: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success

By Chade-Meng Tan | June 3, 2013

Google’s “Jolly Good Fellow,” Chade-Meng Tan, talks about his new book, Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace).

 

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