A new study explores whether helping others or treating ourselves leads to greater well-being.
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Instead of praising children to build up their self-esteem, they need relief from too much self-focus.
We remember acts of self-sacrifice, compassion, curiosity, and heroism from the past year.
Reading news stories that offer solutions and hope can make us more engaged with the news.
Does the news make you feel like everything is hopeless? That’s when you need to consciously seek out the good.
When we witness acts of goodness, we’re more likely to see our common humanity.
New research investigates why we share inspiring videos, articles, and social media posts.
Some critics charge that gratitude is selfish and breeds complacency. But research by Christina Armenta and Sonja Lyubomirsky suggests otherwise.