2 Studies Showing How Acts of Kindness Increase Happiness

Posted by in Uncategorized on 29. Dec, 2015 | 0 Comments

An experiment published in PLOS ONE showed that when 9- to 11-year old kids were asked to do acts of kindness for several weeks, not only did they get happier over time but they became more popular with their peers.   And another big intervention we just finished at a company in Spain showed that […]

Unity At Last?

Posted by in Uncategorized on 09. Dec, 2015 | 0 Comments

From Harvard academic, David Ropeik’s “Terrorism — Why It Frightens, and Unites Us,” through French intellectual, Dominique Sopo’s “Faced With Hatred, We Must Respond With Unity,” and even to the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Shawki Ibrahim Abdel-Karim Allam, who wrote, “If We Want To Eradicate Terrorism, We Must Stand Together,” the horrific November 13 terror attack in Paris […]

7 Quotes on Well-Being and Happiness to Inspire Positivity, Altruism and Kindness in Social Interactions

Posted by in Uncategorized on 03. Dec, 2015 | 0 Comments

1) Traditional Psychotherapy Doesn’t Deal with Achieving Happiness, but with Reducing Suffering Freud and Schopenhauer told us the best we could ever do in life was not to be miserable; that the object of human progress, the object of psychotherapy was to reduce suffering to zero. I’m going to argue today that that’s empirically false, […]