Robert Sapolsky reveals the biological basis for our most unfortunate traits—and insists change is possible.
We need to move past self-criticism and negative self-talk to be happier, more resilient, and more successful at work.
The fear of failure can hold us back from success—but research suggests that we can change the way we think and feel about it.
How do children learn to be grateful? Child development research explores ways that we can support this process.
Can you train your brain to be more grateful? Todd Zwillich, host of The Takeaway takes on the challenge.
A Q&A with Maya Dusenbery about why women get worse health care than men—and what we can do to change that.
In the wake of a mass shooting in Florida, students are taking action on gun control. How can educators respond?
Forget the Oscars. With the Greater Goodies, we're honoring movies from the past year that exemplify forgiveness, resilience, empathy, and…
The desire for control is a form of perfectionism, and we can alleviate it by learning to embrace uncertainty.
We encourage a narrower range of emotions in boys than girls—and that can be harmful in the long run.
The jury’s still out, but preliminary research suggests that grateful people may have better sleep, healthier hearts, and fewer aches and pains.
Do you dwell on the negative and let moments of joy just pass you by? Discover how the Academy Award-winning director of Inside Out got out…
At a recent GGSC workshop with Kristin Neff and Shauna Shapiro, our managing editor discovered the visceral power of compassion.
What should you do when you thought you had it all—but find out you've had it all wrong? Discover how this episode's Happiness Guinea Pig…