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Five Ways to Cultivate Gratitude at Work

Five Ways to Cultivate Gratitude at Work | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Americans are less likely to say "thanks" on the job than anywhere else, which hurts productivity and happiness. That needs to change.
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John Michel's curator insight, December 8, 2013 9:37 PM

The science says we Americans need to overcome our aversion to gratitude on the job, and come to see it as just one more career skill we can cultivate alongside skills like communication, negotiation, and forgiveness. It’s something anyone can learn—from which everyone will benefit.

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Positive psychology is a relatively new branch of psychology, focused on what makes humans happier, more productive, resilient and feeling more fulfilled in life.
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Why You Should Have Never Gotten Kids (If You Want To Be Happy, That Is)

Why You Should Have Never Gotten Kids (If You Want To Be Happy, That Is) | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
The Parenthood Paradox: Research shows (over and over again) that having children reduces happiness even though parents think it will make them happier.
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Neuroplasticity: The Revolution in Neuroscience and Psychology, Part I

Neuroplasticity: The Revolution in Neuroscience and Psychology, Part I | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
For decades neuroscientific dogma held that the brain was immutable, unchangeable and static. New research in the field of neuroscience has shown this core belief to be untrue, and revealed that the brain is in fact a dynamic organ that changes almost constantly.  The implications of these findings for neuroscience, cognitive science and applied psychology are staggering.  One of the most fascinating aspects of this revolution in neuroscientific study is that it has been motivated in no small part by a simple Tibetan monk named Tenzin Gyatso -- more commonly known as His Holiness The Dalai Lama.
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Sweet dreams: why more sleep is good for your career

Sweet dreams: why more sleep is good for your career | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Donald Trump and Theresa May get by on just five hours sleep a night, but research shows not getting enough kip impacts your ability to work
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How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain

How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
New research is starting to explore how gratitude works to improve our mental health.
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Our Brains Synchronize During Conversation

Our Brains Synchronize During Conversation | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join. Our neuroscience social network has science groups, discussion forums, free books, resources, science videos and more.
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Nuestros cerebros se sincronizan cuando conversamos

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When Emotions Make Better Decisions - Antonio Damasio

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/07/04/Antonio_Damasio_This_Time_With_Feeling Antonio Damasio, noted researcher and professor of neuroscience at USC
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Why Do We Love to Chase?

Why Do We Love to Chase? | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Unpredictable rewards produce much larger pleasure than expected ones.
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Invest 5 Minutes, Enjoy a Wealth of Well-Being

Invest 5 Minutes, Enjoy a Wealth of Well-Being | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Can you change your life for the better in minutes? Yes! These 5 research-based activities have a magical power to make you healthier and happier in only 5 minutes.
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A psychologist explains the best way to rewire your brain to let go of negative thoughts

A psychologist explains the best way to rewire your brain to let go of negative thoughts | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
You already know that positive thinking leads to a more fulfilling life. That much is clear. But how do you actually think positive when your…
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Neuroscientists Found a 14-Second Life Hack For Handling Stress

Neuroscientists Found a 14-Second Life Hack For Handling Stress | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Everybody gets stressed — in America alone, $30 billion is lost a year to work days taken off because people feel overwhelmed. But there’s a way to handle stress that only takes you 14 seconds. While…
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A Neuroscientist explains the origins of emotions

A Neuroscientist explains the origins of emotions | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
I am known for being hard to read, to the point that friends complain that they can never tell what I’m thinking by looking at my face. But, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett, it’
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What is Gratitude? Its Meaning + 10 Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms

What is Gratitude? Its Meaning + 10 Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
What is gratitude? Here you'll find the meaning of gratitude in the form of several definitions and synonyms as well as its antonym. Pick one you like best!
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Neuroscience Says Workplace Happiness Comes Down to Experiencing This Emotion Daily

When the brain releases this feel-good chemical, good things will happen for you and your company.
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Mindfulness meditation helps to control emotions, says study

Mindfulness meditation helps to control emotions, says study | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Brain studies suggest that mindfulness meditation can help to control negative emotions, even in people who are not 'mindful' by nature.
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Is the pursuit of happiness making you unhappy?

Is the pursuit of happiness making you unhappy? | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
As happiness levels decline, we’re trying harder to achieve contentment. Is the pursuit of happiness making you unhappy?
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8 Positive Psychology Coaching Skills to Put on Your Resume in 2017

8 Positive Psychology Coaching Skills to Put on Your Resume in 2017 | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Here are 8 positive psychology coaching skills that make you a sought-after practitioner. Why? With these skills you will deliver actual results.
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The Neuroscience of Emotional Intelligence

The Neuroscience of Emotional Intelligence | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
How aware are you of your emotions? Moreover, can you control them or adapt them when you are in the workplace? Perhaps you are the stoic, unflustere
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The Emotions That Make Us More Creative - Behavioral Scientist

The Emotions That Make Us More Creative - Behavioral Scientist | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
The long-standing view in psychology is that positive emotions are conducive to creativity because they broaden the mind, whereas negative emotions are detrimental to creativity because they narrow one’s focus. But this view is too simplistic for a number of reasons.
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Meditators Have Younger Brains

Meditators Have Younger Brains | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Researchers at UCLA found that the brains of long-time meditators are almost a decade younger than non-meditators by the time people reach their mid 50s.
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Small Acts of Generous Behavior Can Make Your Brain Happier

Small Acts of Generous Behavior Can Make Your Brain Happier | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
New research shows that very small amounts of generosity can affect you on a neurobiological level.
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Lack of Sleep and Fighting With Partner Increases Inflammation

Lack of Sleep and Fighting With Partner Increases Inflammation | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
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Why Social Isolation Can Bring A Greater Risk of Illness

Why Social Isolation Can Bring A Greater Risk of Illness | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
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How To Get Rid Of Anger: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience - Barking Up The Wrong Tree

How To Get Rid Of Anger: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience - Barking Up The Wrong Tree | Positive Psychology | Scoop.it
Someone is driving you crazy and you want to scream at them. Want to know how to get rid of anger? Here are three easy answers from neuroscience research.
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Neuroscience: The 1 Thing You Need to Achieve Any Goal (It's Not What You Think)

How can you get excited about a goal and continue to pursue it? The answer might not be what you expect.
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Eleanor's curator insight, June 12, 12:58 AM
A very useful article for both managers and team members.