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Choose Happiness @ Work - Michelle McQuaid

Choose Happiness @ Work - Michelle McQuaid | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Do you ever wish your workplace was a little happier?  Let’s face it most organizations could use a little more joy, connection, kindness, hope and authenticity when it comes to the ways people go about their jobs.  But how can you introduce evidence-based positive psychology practices without making people groan in the process? The Choose …
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Are Positive Emotions Good for Your Heart?

Are Positive Emotions Good for Your Heart? | Serious Play | Scoop.it
A new study is the first to find that happy people have less risk of a heart attack--even if their family history puts them at high risk.

 

Research from Sonja Lyubomirsky, a positive psychology research at the University of California, Riverside, indicates that up to 40 percent of our happiness maybe under our control, dependent on daily actions such as building relationships, expressing gratitude, practicing kindness, dropping grudges, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep.

“Happiness takes work,” as Lyubomirsky says in a Greater Good video. “The good news is that the activities that foster happiness and well-being can become habitual over time, and so once they become habitual, the effort decreases.”

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Happy Newcomer's curator insight, November 5, 2013 5:48 AM

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The Happiness Project Toolbox

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The Happiness Project Toolbox supplies eight tools to help you construct your "happiness project." Everyone's project will be different, and there's no right or wrong way. You can use all eight tools, or you can pick one tool that appeals to you. Just jump in and start now.

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Resources

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Hppy's resource library: happiness whitepapers and platform guides on employee engagement, employee recognition, happiness at work and company culture.
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Project Happiness | "Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it! Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." – Howard Thurman

Project Happiness | "Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it! Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." – Howard Thurman | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Project Happiness is dedicated to inspiring and empowering people with resources to create greater happiness within themselves and
the world.


Project Happiness has curriculum available for grades K-12, plus an online course for colleges, universities, or anyone wanting to explore their own personal happiness

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Dean Lynch's curator insight, April 28, 2013 5:22 PM

I support "Project Happiness" Lets create a brighter future for everyone!