Willpower and grit aren't the best route to persevering at our goals and achieving success; the key is emotion.
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Many of us instinctively beat ourselves up for failing to meet our goals, but there is an alternative.
Some people resist compassionate support from others. Here’s why—and what they can do about it.
We remember acts of self-sacrifice, compassion, heroism, and forgiveness from the past year.
Greater Good's editors pick this year’s most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books on the science of a meaningful life.
People can become desensitized to appeals for donations. Here’s how to overcome the collapse of compassion.
Self-compassion may be key to supporting teen mental health. Dr. Karen Bluth shares lessons from her mindful self-compassion program.
Recent research shows that when physicians show empathy, their patients also rate them as more competent and better caregivers.