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United Nations calls for happiness-based economy

United Nations calls for happiness-based economy | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
“This is not about being anti-growth, it’s about redefining what we mean by progress”

 

At a landmark UN meeting on happiness, delegates proposed making wellbeing the central goal of economic development...

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Why You Need Negative Feelings

Why You Need Negative Feelings | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Emotions such as anger, envy and loneliness can be turned around to help you change your behavior and be happier.
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4 Bizarre Things That Will Weirdly Make You Happy According to Science

4 Bizarre Things That Will Weirdly Make You Happy According to Science | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
A lot of these seem to be counter intuitive to being happy, but according to a variety of studies, they actually have the opposite effect of what you expect! 1. Getting Into Fights Fighting it seem…
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Which countries are best at converting economic growth into well-being?

Which countries are best at converting economic growth into well-being? | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Some of the wealthiest countries in the world are failing to convert economic growth into well-being for their citizens.
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What Makes People Feel Upbeat at Work - The New Yorker

What Makes People Feel Upbeat at Work - The New Yorker | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Maria Konnikova writes about how to create a positive work environment. Research shows that it involves not telling people to be positive.
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Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things - Forbes

Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things - Forbes | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.
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'Veerkracht is de capaciteit om problemen op te lossen over anderen zich suf over piekeren'

'Veerkracht is de capaciteit om problemen op te lossen over anderen zich suf over piekeren' | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
'Veerkracht is een reflex, een bijzondere manier om de werkelijkheid zonder gelatenheid aan te kunnen, en een doeltreffende strategie te zoeken om vooruit te komen', schrijft Jean Hindriks van Itinera.
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Would You Be Happier With a Different Personality?

Would You Be Happier With a Different Personality? | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Psychologists suggest there’s a sweet spot between accepting who you are and striving for who you want to be.
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How being in nature makes us appreciate our bodies and reject unrealistic beauty standards

How being in nature makes us appreciate our bodies and reject unrealistic beauty standards | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Research suggests that those struggling with negative feelings about their bodies should spend more time in the great outdoors.
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Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure

Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Try really hard, and then stop, recover, and repeat.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, July 9, 4:07 AM
Refueling as a necessary ingredient of being hardy!
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Great article!
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How to stay happy when the sky is falling in

How to stay happy when the sky is falling in | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Brexit, Zika, gun violence, the England football team: there’s been no shortage of bad news lately. Here’s how to look on the bright side
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Mooi, ook NLse 2e Kamer wil verder kijken dan alleen groei in bbp

Mooi, ook NLse 2e Kamer wil verder kijken dan alleen groei in bbp | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Veel partijen in de Tweede Kamer zijn van mening dat er verder moet worden gekeken dan alleen de groei van het bruto binnenlands product (bbp). De procentuele toename van het bbp wordt vaak gebruikt om economische groei aan te duiden. 
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Succesvol, slim, maar niet gelukkig. Wat te doen?

Succesvol, slim, maar niet gelukkig. Wat te doen? | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Geluk: Eigenschappen die je succesvol maken, kunnen ook je geluk in de weg staan. Dat stelt de Indiaas-Amerikaanse hoogleraar Raj Raghunathan in zijn boek If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?
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Why You Shouldn’t Want To Always Be Happy

Why You Shouldn’t Want To Always Be Happy | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the center…

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good write-up on happiness and how to reconcile with the fact of limited happiness in our lives.
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Upward trend in happiness for older people year on year

Upward trend in happiness for older people year on year | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Contrary to previous studies, researchers from University of California-San Diego School of Medicine show that as people age, their mental health improves.
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Hoe ouder we worden, hoe gelukkiger we zijn

Hoe ouder we worden, hoe gelukkiger we zijn | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Nieuw onderzoek toont aan dat ouderen jaar na jaar gelukkiger worden. Twintigers en dertigers zijn het minst gelukkig.
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Psychologists spent a month tracking the moods of 28,000 people, and what they did when they were the happiest surprised them

Psychologists spent a month tracking the moods of 28,000 people, and what they did when they were the happiest surprised them | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
If all we want is to feel good, how do we get anything done? A new paper on the "hedonic principle" suggests that happiness is a delicate balance.
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Why so serious? The untapped value of positive psychology

Why so serious? The untapped value of positive psychology | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Psychology ought to go further than just restoring equilibrium. It should help us to flourish.
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Harvard Psychologist: The World Is Not As Bad As We Think

Harvard Psychologist: The World Is Not As Bad As We Think | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Steven Pinker tells the Berggruen Institute that despite the rise in terror and mass shootings, global violence is declining.
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Personality Can Change Over A Lifetime, And Usually For The Better

Personality Can Change Over A Lifetime, And Usually For The Better | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Psychologists have been arguing for decades over whether personality traits are real or a myth. More recent research shows that traits are real, a scientist says, and have a big effect on behavior.
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De risico's van 'gelukkig moeten zijn' 

De risico's van 'gelukkig moeten zijn'  | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Twintigers en dertigers worstelen met een overload aan keuzes, informatie en toegenomen economische onzekerheid. Het resultaat: (onnodig) veel stress. Tijd om daar eens vanaf te komen.
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A Better Kind of Happiness - The New Yorker

A Better Kind of Happiness - The New Yorker | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Will Storr examines the concept of eudaemonic happiness, first proposed by Aristotle, and how it may be beneficial to human health.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, July 9, 3:25 AM
Eudiamonia linked to better epigenetic profile! 
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Mooie uitleg over Positieve psychologie: een introductie 

Mooie uitleg over Positieve psychologie: een introductie  | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Je komt binnen op een verjaardagsfeestje. Direct stapt er iemand op je af wat er mis is. Je geeft aan dat je nog geen drinken hebt gehad…
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The downside of money: Even Small Children are Less Helpful after Touching it

The downside of money: Even Small Children are Less Helpful after Touching it | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Contact with currency shifts our behavior
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Wat vind jij van het advies Schnabel? - Onderwijscoöperatie

Wat vind jij van het advies Schnabel? - Onderwijscoöperatie | Gelukswetenschap | Scoop.it
Moet er o.a. een kerncurriculum met keuzeonderdelen voor scholen komen? Welke vaardigheden en vakken verdienen daarin een prominente plek? Is meer samenhang tussen vakken nodig? Moet persoonsvorming meer aandacht krijgen? En hoe werkbaar zijn deze veranderingen? Laat weten hoe jij … Vervolgd
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