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happiness habits

5 Surprisingly Small Habits Research Shows Will Make You Happier

There are many ways to increase the 40% of your happiness that’s under your control. My research has shown that some methods involve quite a bit of time every day, and some methods don’t. I’m concentrating on the ones that … r

Throw That Snowball: How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

When Martin Seligman and his colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania were concluding a research experiment on thankfulness and depression, they received quite a surprise. The experiment was simple, almost laughably so. r

Harvard’s Most Popular Course? Self Improvement

Professor Tal Ben-Shahar teaches the largest course at Harvard on Positive Psychology — a college course on self improvement. r