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Three Different Kinds of Happy

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Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.
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Happiness.  A pursuit?  A journey?  Or a destination?  You decide.

 

In the meantime, SMILE... and read about the habits of supremely happy people via The Third Metric.

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Meditation is Changing the Future of Football

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Football and yoga, they go together just like beer and pretzels, right? Ask the Seattle Seahawks and they’ll tell you how their meditation and yoga practic

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The Seattle Seahawks lead coach is on "a mission to bring a gentler and more conscious approach to the game of unnecessary roughness." 

 

The results?  Team members are realizing that meditation is just as important as lifting weights or practicing on the field.  There is more positivity, presence of mind and compassion -- all of which extends to how players treat one another and play ball. 

 

And this is just the beginning.  The Seahawks see this as a first step to untimately changing the entire football franchise "to be more sensitive to the physical and mental well-being of everyone." 

 

 

 

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From the article:  The image of yoga is often lamented for becoming commercialized and homogenized, only for the young, female and fit. But, when we hear things like this, a team essentially changing the face of football, we can only imagine it is will change the face of yoga in process.


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Related article:  Yoga in the NBA

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From the article:  Being mindful extends even further, from what they eat (the Seahawks’ chef cooks with fruits and vegetables from local organic farms) to how they help rookie players get into the groove and encourage all players to make use of the support staff as if they were a human resources department.


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Related article:  Yoga in the NBA

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Mindfulness & Positivity for Dummies

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The latest wellbeing theory from the founder of the positive psychology movement, Dr. Martin Seligman, consists of five elements, summarized by the mnemonic PERMA. Dr.
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Positive Psychologist, Dr. Martin Seligman, states that wellbeing consists of five elements:

 

  1. Positive Emotion
  2. Engagement
  3. Relationships
  4. Meaning
  5. Accomplishment
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