Despite what we might assume, research suggests that self-compassionate people aren't always compassionate.
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Stress can undermine our best parenting intentions, but new research suggests a way to reduce its impact.
Sensation seekers crave new and complex experiences, even when they're dangerous—but they can also teach us a few lessons about positive emotions.
Older people tend to feel more positive than young people—and it might be because they're more mindful.
We encourage a narrower range of emotions in boys than girls—and that can be harmful in the long run.
There is growing evidence that being grateful may not only bring good feelings—it may also lead to better health.
Taking cues from positive psychology research can help us avoid the pitfalls of long-term relationships and maintain happier, healthier partnerships.
Willpower and grit aren't the best route to persevering at our goals and achieving success; the key is emotion.