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The Victory Of Being Lost In Thought - Mindful

The Victory Of Being Lost In Thought - Mindful | Happiness | Scoop.it
ABC News Anchor Dan Harris and meditation teacher Joseph Goldstein explore how to re-frame that moment when you catch your mind wandering and why that moment is the most important part of mindfulness practice.
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Want to be happy? Be grateful

Want to be happy? Be grateful | Happiness | Scoop.it

The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude.

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The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation and Pain Relief

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation and Pain Relief | Happiness | Scoop.it

This post offers a comprehensive overview of the latest scientific findings on how mindfulness meditation can reduce social and physical pain at a neurobiological level.

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Because I’m Happy

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As policymakers, administrators, and teachers, we want the children in our classrooms to be happy, of course. But how much does their happiness really matter when it comes to learning?

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The Pursuit of Happiness - Talent Management

The Pursuit of Happiness - Talent Management | Happiness | Scoop.it
Some companies have appointed ‘chief happiness officers’ to boost engagement and productivity. Is the idea worthy of talent managers’ attention?
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Happiness At Work #81 ~ resilience, sixth senses & letting go of ...

Happiness At Work #81 ~ resilience, sixth senses & letting go of ... | Happiness | Scoop.it
Resilience is the ability to overcome adversity, cope with setbacks, and persevere in the face of trauma and deprivation. The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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Kindness is magic | Attachment and Resilience

Kindness is magic | Attachment and Resilience | Happiness | Scoop.it
As a psychologist who has interacted with children over a long career I could not help but be impressed, and touched, by the manner in which the young woman engaged with the child.
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Happiness guru uses positive psychology to help clients achieve happiness - The Globe and Mail

Happiness guru uses positive psychology to help clients achieve happiness - The Globe and Mail | Happiness | Scoop.it
Happiness guru uses positive psychology to help clients achieve happiness The Globe and Mail Berber follows a Seligman-inspired formula, expounded in Seligman's book, Authentic Happiness, that states if your capacity for happiness is measured on a...
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Why we shouldn't sweat the small stuff - Fox News

Why we shouldn't sweat the small stuff - Fox News | Happiness | Scoop.it
Why we shouldn't sweat the small stuff
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Rick Hanson, a clinical psychologist in San Francisco and the author of Hardwiring Happiness, suggests quietly taking a moment to breathe in and two slow moments to breathe out.
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Oprah: I've learned to be 'just as I am' - NEWS.com.au

Oprah: I've learned to be 'just as I am' - NEWS.com.au | Happiness | Scoop.it
Oprah: I've learned to be 'just as I am' NEWS.com.au In a 2012 blog she wrote for The Huffington Post, Oprah explained the reasoning behind why she engaged in the technique regularly - and how it has contributed to her overall wellbeing: "My life...
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The Habits Of Supremely Happy People | Shiv

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People | Shiv | Happiness | Scoop.it
According to psychologist Peter Kramer, resilience, not happiness, is the opposite of depression: Happy people know how to bounce back from failure. Resilience is like a padding for the inevitable hardship human beings are ...
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Happiness At Work #81 ~ resilience, sixth senses & letting go of ...

Happiness At Work #81 ~ resilience, sixth senses & letting go of ... | Happiness | Scoop.it
Resilience is the ability to overcome adversity, cope with setbacks, and persevere in the face of trauma and deprivation. The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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5 Things You Think Will Make You Happier at Work (But Really Won ...

5 Things You Think Will Make You Happier at Work (But Really Won ... | Happiness | Scoop.it
A recent study in the Journal of Happiness Science reported on an experiment that occurred when South Korea reduced its workweek from 44 hours per week to 40 hours a week. And employees could only work five days ...
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What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Happiness | Scoop.it

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken.

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Mindfulness: The Antidote for Perfectionism - M...

Mindfulness: The Antidote for Perfectionism - M... | Happiness | Scoop.it

Life's hard enough without trying to be mindful all of the time. | Executive coaching and innovation - Coaching de dirigeants et innovation

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A Secret to Good Habits and Happiness? Know Your Zone.

A Secret to Good Habits and Happiness? Know Your Zone. | Happiness | Scoop.it

I needed to set a meeting time with someone, and she said, "I know my zone. Let's meet at 11:00." I was instantly intrigued by this phrase, "know my zone," a

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Get Accountable, Get Happy: 4 Ways to Increase Engagement at Work in 2015 - Fast Company

Get Accountable, Get Happy: 4 Ways to Increase Engagement at Work in 2015 - Fast Company | Happiness | Scoop.it
It's tempting to blame everyone around you for your troubles. Pointing your finger at co-workers and claiming you have nothing to do with poor...
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A Do-Not-Do List for eLearning Designers

A Do-Not-Do List for eLearning Designers | Happiness | Scoop.it
Here's a do-not-do list to help every eLearning professional become more productive.

Via SHIFT eLearning, Sue Walsh
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Sue Walsh's curator insight, February 24, 2015 5:52 PM

Some great comments about finding balance or the 'sweet spot' rather than the persist demand for "productivity (do it fast), learner satisfaction (do it right), predictability (do it on time, every time), and motivation (keep doing it)". While each of these things are important, most things aren't that straight forward in an unpredictable and changing world where we are still working out what is 'right' (whatever that means)!!

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Young students learn to take a breath and reap the benefits - Sydney Morning Herald

Young students learn to take a breath and reap the benefits - Sydney Morning Herald | Happiness | Scoop.it
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Young students learn to take a breath and reap the benefits
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''And when you have happier kids, you have a better chance of getting improved academic results.'' In the past few years, ...
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5 Ways Leaders Can Use the Third Metric to Improve Employee Happiness - Huffington Post

5 Ways Leaders Can Use the Third Metric to Improve Employee Happiness - Huffington Post | Happiness | Scoop.it
5 Ways Leaders Can Use the Third Metric to Improve Employee Happiness Huffington Post A growing body of data is showing positive emotions -- like joy, gratitude, serenity, interest, hope, pride, amusement, inspiration, awe and love -- change the...
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9 ways to make yourself happier - The Bolton News

9 ways to make yourself happier - The Bolton News | Happiness | Scoop.it
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9 ways to make yourself happier
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It exposes us to new ideas and helps us stay curious and engaged. It also gives us a sense of accomplishment and helps boost our self-confidence and resilience.
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How to boost your 'happiness quotient' at work - The Globe and Mail

How to boost your 'happiness quotient' at work - The Globe and Mail | Happiness | Scoop.it
How to boost your 'happiness quotient' at work
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According to a recent Gallop study, just 13 per cent of the world's employees are happy and engaged at work. Unhappy employees are always less productive.
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Sharon Salzberg on Real Happiness at Work

Sharon Salzberg on Real Happiness at Work: You can read more on this interview at: http://www.worklifenation.com/2013/12/sharon-salzberg-on-real-happiness-at...
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What is Happiness? - Find Help For Depression

What is Happiness? - Find Help For Depression | Happiness | Scoop.it
Martin Seligman, one of the leading researchers in positive psychology and author of Authentic Happiness, describes happiness as having three parts: pleasure, engagement, and meaning. Pleasure is the ...
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4 Ways to Defend Yourself Against Emotional Pirates - Huffington Post

4 Ways to Defend Yourself Against Emotional Pirates - Huffington Post | Happiness | Scoop.it
4 Ways to Defend Yourself Against Emotional Pirates
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Remember these ninja-warrior moves that will help you become "shame resilient" after even the most embarrassing situations. "1.
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