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Savoring: Explaining the Happiness-Wealth Relationship

Savoring: Explaining the Happiness-Wealth Relationship | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Recent research examines the ability to enhance and prolong positive experiences
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4 Simple Questions to Uncovering Happiness | Mindful

4 Simple Questions to Uncovering Happiness | Mindful | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Elisha Goldstein offers a short practice for building positive thoughts and dealing with negative ones.
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The rise of positive psychology - ABC Online

The rise of positive psychology - ABC Online | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
A new school of psychology holds that positivity may be the key to wellbeing and happiness. Lynne Malcolm reports on positive psychology.

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A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology

A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
You'll need pen, paper, and a silencer for cynicism.

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About positive psychology

About positive psychology | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Positive Psychology is an aspect of psychology which explores wellbeing through meaning, pleasure, engagement, positive relationships and accomplishment.
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Applying Positive Psychology at Work | Your Workplace

Applying Positive Psychology at Work | Your Workplace | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Inspired People. Outstanding Results. (Great article on the benefits of staying positive at #work! Please share http://t.co/jN71cf4X7k)

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How To Be The Most Positive Person In The Room

How To Be The Most Positive Person In The Room | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
No one wants to be -- or be around -- a Negative Nancy. Positive people encourage others to be happier and more comfortable with themselves because their energy is contagious. And with all the adversity we face in our lives, it's no wonder that kind ...
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Happiness Is Interacting With Others

Happiness Is Interacting With Others | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Your connections to other people--even acquaintances--can make you happier.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, July 23, 2014 2:24 PM

Interactions with close people (strong ties) was associated with more happiness ( a within people effect) while interaction with acquaintances (weak ties) was associated with a sense of belonging!

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Science Of Karma: 3 Steps To Making It Work For You

Science Of Karma: 3 Steps To Making It Work For You | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Research is showing that there may really be a science of karma. Here's how you can use it to make your life happier and help others in the process.
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friends are the thing that makes you happiest

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Improve Your Life: What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Improve Your Life: What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life? | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Want to improve your life? Here are ten things that scientific research has repeatedly shown can help anyone be happier, healthier and all around better.
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6 Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

6 Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
What can we learn from the most productive people? Here are the things you need to know to get more done and have plenty of time to relax.
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» 5 Things You Can Do in the Next 5 Minutes to Be Happier in the Next 5 Days - Going on the Ride of Your Life

» 5 Things You Can Do in the Next 5 Minutes to Be Happier in the Next 5 Days - Going on the Ride of Your Life | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
  Happiness is a lifelong pursuit of meaning, purpose, and fulfillment. But while it could take years of persistence to deeply transform your life,

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simple activities to boost your happiness:-)

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Rituals That Work And Why

Rituals That Work And Why | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Are rituals a sign of human irrationality? Commentator Tania Lombrozo turns to Egyptian pyramids, World Cup quirks and Indonesian birds to help explain why rituals sometimes actually work.
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Volume 8: Focus On What You Want, Not What You Don't Want | Intention | Positive Thinking | Goal Setting | Transformation | Thought Management | Managing Thought

Volume 8: Focus On What You Want, Not What You Don't Want | Intention | Positive Thinking | Goal Setting | Transformation | Thought Management | Managing Thought | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
You may have heard it said, “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” The results we achieve – bad, good, or significant – depend on what we focus on in each moment.
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What a Happy Cell Looks Like

What a Happy Cell Looks Like | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.
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fascinating to speculate the implications of this field of research for medicine in the future. 

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5 Things Happy People Do Every Day (and You Can, Too)

5 Things Happy People Do Every Day (and You Can, Too) | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Money can't buy happiness, unless you spend it the right way.

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, October 6, 2014 6:34 AM

make these happy habits a part of your life:-)

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Never miss out on an opportunity to become happier than you are!

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On positive psychology - Martin Seligman

On positive psychology - Martin Seligman | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Martin Seligman talks about psychology -- as a field of study and as it works one-on-one with each patient and each practitioner. As it moves beyond a focus on disease, what can modern psychology help us to become?

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Train Your Brain To Let Go Of Habits – 10 Methods For Creating New Neural Pathways

Train Your Brain To Let Go Of Habits – 10 Methods For Creating New Neural Pathways | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
When you understand how neural pathways are created in the brain, you get a front row seat for truly comprehending…
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The New Definition of Happiness

The New Definition of Happiness | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Positive psychology experts Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan explain that our preception of happiness may depend largely on how we define it.

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What makes you happy?

What makes you happy? | the science of happiness | Scoop.it

Everyone wants to be happy. But how, exactly, does one go about it? Here, psychologists, journalists, Buddhist monks and more gives answers that may surprise.


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Improve Your Life: What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Improve Your Life: What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life? | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Want to improve your life? Here are ten things that scientific research has repeatedly shown can help anyone be happier, healthier and all around better.
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Happy Thoughts: Here are the things proven to make you happier:

Happy Thoughts: Here are the things proven to make you happier: | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Here's all the latest research on how to be happier collected in one place, and made easy to read and use. Guaranteed to increase happy thoughts. Enjoy!
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6 Secrets You Can Learn From The Happiest People On Earth

6 Secrets You Can Learn From The Happiest People On Earth | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
Looking at scientific research, what can we learn from the happiest people on Earth to make our own lives better? Here are the answers.
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8 Things The Happiest People Have In Common

8 Things The Happiest People Have In Common | the science of happiness | Scoop.it
There's plenty of lists giving you reasons you're unhappy. Here's how to actually become happier.
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