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Why is it so often assumed people with disabilities are unhappy?

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Why is it often assumed people with disabilities are unhappy, asks Tom Shakespeare.

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Tom Shakespeare on disability, happiness and Hamlet!

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5 Simple Office Policies That Make Danish Workers Way More Happy Than Americans

5 Simple Office Policies That Make Danish Workers Way More Happy Than Americans | This thing called "Happiness" | Scoop.it
Americans think it's normal to hate their jobs. Let us introduce you to the Danish concept of arbejdsglde. It means happiness at work. Here's how... (Happiness at work - this is great, wish Australian govt.
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Gratitude Can Make You More Patient for Future Rewards

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People who were induced to feel grateful were subsequently better able to resist instant gratification.
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The Key To Finding Happiness In Any Work You Do

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Many of us, for good reason, strive to make what we love what we do. But even if your job isn't a reflection of your passions, you can still find a way to love the work you do every day.
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Lack of happiness at work has an economic cost | Business and ...

Suppose we started to think as much about wellbeing as about economic growth, what difference would that make? There has recently been a lot of research into measuring people's happiness and satisfaction with their lives.
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Gratitude Party - Statesman Journal

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Gratitude Party
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Bob Simon, left, is hugged by his daughter-in-law Shelly Simon, at his home Friday evening May 16, 2014.
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Teaching Kids through Positive Psychology: A MOOC to Model the ...

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Growth mindset. Grit. Curiosity. Optimism. These are the key concepts in the emerging school of positive psychology, and they are being used in classrooms around the world, some of which are seeing remarkable results.
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NBA Star Kevin Durant Made His MVP Speech All About Gratitude - Huffington Post

NBA Star Kevin Durant Made His MVP Speech All About Gratitude - Huffington Post | This thing called "Happiness" | Scoop.it
NBA Star Kevin Durant Made His MVP Speech All About Gratitude Huffington Post Last week, with the basketball world watching, Kevin Durant delivered a beautiful, gratitude-filled MVP speech dedicated to his mother, with kind words also for his...
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Do You Have a Case of Low-Grade Gratitude? - Huffington Post (blog)

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Do You Have a Case of Low-Grade Gratitude?
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The trick is catching yourself when you're feeling ungrateful because it can be subtle. You might be preoccupied with doubt or you might be nervous about a presentation.
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Do You know How to Keep Your Employees Satisfied and Motivated? - Triple Pundit

Do You know How to Keep Your Employees Satisfied and Motivated? - Triple Pundit | This thing called "Happiness" | Scoop.it
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Do You know How to Keep Your Employees Satisfied and Motivated?
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Create a great workplace.
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6 Simple Steps to Being Happier at Work

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  We spend a lot of time at work, from Monday to Friday probably more waking time in the office than with our families and loved ones. If we are to cope with this, we have to make sure we make the most out of our work time and enjoy it.
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Use the happiness advantage

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Use the happiness advantage Looking back to the start of Buffer, one of the things I think may have helped a lot with gaining traction fast was to involve users in the validation process and tell...
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3 Insights From The Frontiers Of Positive Psychology

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By Elise Proulx, Greater Good Science Center Fifteen years after emerging as a major scientific movement, it’s clear that positive psychology -- the study of what brings happiness and meaning in life -- is not just a fad.
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Bicycling your way to happiness - Khaleej Times

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Bicycling your way to happiness
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Which mode of transportation makes you happier - Metro, bus or auto? Forget those this weekend and try riding a bicycle to gain maximum happiness on the way.
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Professor and Author Martin Seligman on Positive Psychology and Happiness

Professor and Author Martin Seligman on Positive Psychology and Happiness | This thing called "Happiness" | Scoop.it
Contemporary American professor and author, Martin Seligman, is a pioneer in the science of happiness, not only because he has a systematic theory regarding the reasons of happiness, but also because he uses a scientific method for exploring this...
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5 Tips for Teaching Gratitude - Scary Mommy

5 Tips for Teaching Gratitude - Scary Mommy | This thing called "Happiness" | Scoop.it
It always amazes me how much happiness children gain from everyday moments; it truly is the little things that bring the biggest smiles to their faces. And yet, gratitude can be hard to teach. Kids, by design, are impulsive.
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Kennerly: By any measure, happiness adds up - Florida Today

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Kennerly: By any measure, happiness adds up
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In this May 19, 2014 photo, Stanley Atwater, 62, rests after winning the 100-meter freestyle swim event in the Dekalb County Senior Olympics in Decatur, Ga.
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25 Tips to Become More Productive and Happy at Work | Life Learning Today

25 Tips to Become More Productive and Happy at Work Have you gotten into a rut at work? Would you like to be more engaged, satisfied, and fulfilled in your (#TipTuesday: Having a hard time finding your zen at work?
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Coca-Cola's Happiness Machines - New Yorker (blog)

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Talking Retail Coca-Cola's Happiness Machines New Yorker (blog) “Hello Happiness,” a new video from Coca-Cola, opens with footage of migrant laborers in Dubai, standing before dawn in a patch of dirt as they wait for a van to pull up and shuttle...
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Mindfulness in Positive Psychology: 3 Great Insights

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In the most basic sense, mindfulness is being consciously aware of your thoughts and emotions.
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Happiness: The Most Popular Course In The World? - Forbes

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Happiness: The Most Popular Course In The World?
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Sleepy time: Gratitude journal one way of securing a restful night - Daily Herald

Sleepy time: Gratitude journal one way of securing a restful night - Daily Herald | This thing called "Happiness" | Scoop.it
Sleepy time: Gratitude journal one way of securing a restful night
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Write in a gratitude journal before you go to bed. “Can I use my i-Pad or phone?” he asked. “No.
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Veteran keeps positive attitude - Daily Aztec

Veteran keeps positive attitude - Daily Aztec | This thing called "Happiness" | Scoop.it
Daily Aztec Veteran keeps positive attitude Daily Aztec Losing both legs in the blink of an eye would be hard for even the most positive of people, butTorres has more than just a positive attitude; he integrates optimism into his everyday life...
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Do You Take Work For Granted or With Gratitude?

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When I first joined iDoneThis, I hated our weekly meetings. They were demoralizing and amorphous. We rambled on, drowning in circuitous discussions about product that led nowhere. The meetings became...
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How to financially invest in happiness - Marketplace.org

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Dr. Ryan Howell, associate professor of psychology at San Francisco State University, studies the connection between money and happiness.
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