The Study of HAPPINESS
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What do we know about being Happy
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Yale professor Laurie Santos's happiness class is the course chosen by the most students on campus: 1200

Yale professor Laurie Santos's happiness class is the course chosen by the most students on campus: 1200 | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it

And it's now offered on Coursera as part of a series on "the science of well-being."

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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 Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts? Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we…
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The hilarious, awkward, and bizarre interactions ethnically ambiguous people have daily.

The hilarious, awkward, and bizarre interactions ethnically ambiguous people have daily. | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
"The closer we get to just seeing people for what they have to offer, what they think, what they say and not the molecular breakdown of their DNA, the better off we'll be as a human race."
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Sheryl Sandberg graduation speech: It’s the hard days that determine who you are - The Boston Globe

Sheryl Sandberg graduation speech: It’s the hard days that determine who you are - The Boston Globe | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
It turns out that counting your blessings can actually increase your blessings.
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The 7 Surprising Ways Being Kind Makes You Healthier and Happier - Care2.com

The 7 Surprising Ways Being Kind Makes You Healthier and Happier - Care2.com | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Here are 7 surprising ways being kind makes you healthier and happier, including reducing stress, reducing heart disease, and lessening depression.
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Danish research: Quit Facebook and become happier - The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english

Danish research: Quit Facebook and become happier - The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Satisfaction levels increased among those who dropped the social media platform for a week. Danish research: Quit Facebook and become happier
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Surprise! Mathematical model reveals unexpected findings on happiness

Surprise! Mathematical model reveals unexpected findings on happiness | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
According to a new study, experiencing joy when you least expect it is the greatest boost to wellbeing
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Harvard Happiness Study Analyzes Keys to a Lifetime of Joy

Harvard Happiness Study Analyzes Keys to a Lifetime of Joy | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
With graduation fast approaching and our days of care-free living slipping away, many of us have pondered the age-old question, “What makes us happy?” Contrary to what we’ve been led to believe, it...
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6 factores que predicen la felicidad a largo plazo, y una característica central de las personas más felices, del Grant Study de Harvard. #PsicologiaPositiva, #PosPsy

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High earnings post-law school don’t guarantee satisfaction, says lawyer happiness study

High earnings post-law school don’t guarantee satisfaction, says lawyer happiness study | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Would-be lawyers who attend law school with the hopes of a high income might want to readjust their goals, a study on lawyer happiness has found.Lawyers working in large firms
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5 Tips to Make Happiness Last Longer | Fire of Prometheus

5 Tips to Make Happiness Last Longer | Fire of Prometheus | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Why does happiness slip through our fingers once we get it? With these 5 tips you might be able to prolong and keep it.
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"Happiness Is Not a Goal, It Is a By-Product" - Lifehacker

"Happiness Is Not a Goal, It Is a By-Product" - Lifehacker | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
"Happiness Is Not a Goal, It Is a By-Product"
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Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product.
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What is happiness?

What is happiness? | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Happiness is what every human being supposedly strive for, the elusive Holy Grail for every human being. But what exactly is Happiness? Wikipedia, the symbol of humanity’s collective knowledge and opinion openly and frankly admits: Happiness is a fuzzy concept and can mean many different things to many people. Part of the challenge of a science of happiness is to identify different concepts of happiness, and where applicable, split them into their components. Related concepts are well-being, quality of lif
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Why You Should Try Decluttering Your To-Do List

Why You Should Try Decluttering Your To-Do List | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Figure out the single most important thing. Everything else can wait.
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One woman worked multiple jobs and downsized her lifestyle to live out her biggest dream.

One woman worked multiple jobs and downsized her lifestyle to live out her biggest dream. | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
You've seen stories about people taking off and traveling the world. Here's how one woman saved up and did it.
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The Secret to #Happiness? Gratitude!

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It's the time of year when people take stock of their situation and set new goals. Yet, the secret to happiness is gratitude in the present. Not convinced ? Have a look at the academic research in the above document.

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Carolina De la Cuesta's curator insight, February 17, 2016 4:22 AM

Recherches sur le lien entre la gratitude et le Bonheur avec les chercheurs du http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/

Greater Good in Action : Science-Based Practices for a Meaningful life. 
 

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#Happiness is the precursor to success - Napa Valley Register

#Happiness is the precursor to success - Napa Valley Register | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
One of my mentors is Jeff Olson, the author of “The Slight Edge” and founder and CEO of multiple companies.
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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Ask a question, label emotions, make decisions and give hugs
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be grateful, , ask questions, label emotions, make decisions, give hugs

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Mobile technology could be key to workplace happiness, research claims | Training Journal

Mobile technology could be key to workplace happiness, research claims | Training Journal | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Researchers claim, #mobile technology is key to workplace happiness http://t.co/aBNxjPLCk2
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Your Sweat can spread Happiness - Study finds - Psychology and I

Your Sweat can spread Happiness - Study finds - Psychology and I | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Your Sweat can spread Happiness - Study finds
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Happiness Study: Happiness Improves Health and Lengthens Life

Happiness Study: Happiness Improves Health and Lengthens Life | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Happiness Study: Happiness Improves Health and Lengthens Life
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Sleep Your Way to Happiness

Sleep Your Way to Happiness | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Cultivating the habit of getting enough sleep has a profound impact on our happiness. Sleep is necessary because it plays a major role in
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Looking for a Job With Meaning? Here Are Four Ways to Find It ...

Looking for a Job With Meaning? Here Are Four Ways to Find It ... | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
It's a lofty concept with grounding in positive psychology, career assessment and cutting edge happiness research. But the good part, the thing that signals real action and change, is the concept that everyone can experience ...
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