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Building resilience: 5 strategies for thriving

Dealing with what life throws at us can be tough, but by building resilience you can cope better and feel stronger. So, from writing it all out to

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Five obstacles to happiness (and how to overcome them)

Mindfulness can help us maintain our well-being in the face of difficult situations. By Mitch Abblett on behalf of Greater Good Science

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Mindfulness at work: 6 productive tips

We're busier in our jobs than ever before, so could mindfulness in the workplace help us to work more productively and calmly? Calvin Holbrook looks

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Building resilience: 5 strategies for thriving

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Dealing with what life throws at us can be tough, but by building resilience you can cope better and feel stronger. So, from writing it all out to practising forgiveness, here are five science-baked

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Five obstacles to happiness (and how to overcome them)

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Mindfulness can help us maintain our well-being in the face of difficult situations. By Mitch Abblett on behalf of Greater Good Science Center.
 
“You’re making Daddy late for work!”

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Mindfulness at work: 6 productive tips

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We're busier in our jobs than ever before, so could mindfulness in the workplace help us to work more productively and calmly? Calvin Holbrook looks at mindfulness at work and shares six tips to stay

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How to show compassion at work: 7 top tips

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We spend hours at work with our colleagues, so it’s important to be happy in our jobs: showing compassion in the workplace can help to create joy at work. Arlo Laibowitz speaks with Meysam Poorkavoos

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Why happiness is a choice (and 8 ways you can choose it today) 

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Happiness is a choice and not a result of achievements or purchases argues Calvin Holbrook. But maintaining your happy vibe isn't easy. Here are eight science-backed ways that can

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Why is volunteering important? These 7 great reasons show the benefits

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Are you considering volunteering? It's an important way to help individuals and communities in need. And, as Calvin Holbrook writes, the benefits of this altruistic act are proven by

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Six science-backed benefits of living a simple life

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Considering escaping the consumer-driven world and living a simpler life? Calvin Holbrook is and he's not alone. Read about the 'voluntary simplicity' movement and discover six benefits of a

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What happens when you embrace dark emotions

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Psychologist Beth Kurland explains how to face emotional challenges using mindfulness, acceptance and self-compassion. On behalf of the Greater Good Science Center. 
 
When I was 15,

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Unhappy at work? Here are the six things you need to find

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If you're unhappy at work there are six things you need to find: Purpose. Engagement. Kindness. Flexibility. Appreciation. Resilience. Dee Marques explores how you can achieve happiness at work and

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Uncomfortable truths: how to say 'no' and prioritize your happiness

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Uncomfortable truths? Veronika Eicher has had the ‘pleasure’ of practicing how to address them. Discover her strategies on how to come out with the truth more easily in difficult situations and

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Why happiness is a journey, not a destination (and 5 key ways to enjoy the ride)

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Instead of striving for happiness through end goals or objects, try cultivating day-to-day well-being. Because, as Calvin Holbrook explains, science shows that happiness really is a journey and not a

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How to avoid the social media outrage trap

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Here are six ways to keep your head when the internet loses it. By Zaid Jilani on behalf of Greater Good Science Center.
 
The short video went viral on social media, as so many do.

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How to stop ruminating with these 3 techniques

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Are you overthinking about past mistakes? Rumination, an element of OCD, is an unhealthy form of worrying that can lead to depression. If you're stuck in the past, learn how to stop ruminating

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What is NLP? These 4 techniques could change how you think

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Neuro-lingustic programming (NLP) can help you to spot and change negative thought patterns, assumptions and processes. Use these four NLP techniques from Dee Marques to change how you think and feel

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7 mindfulness tips for staying engaged

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Living our lives to the fullest begins with what is already here. These seven mindfulness tips from Dee Marques will help you to stay engaged and transform routine activities into satisfying

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Goal setting: use SMART goals for motivation and easy success

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Find trouble getting motivated or sticking to your goals? By using the SMART technique, you can focus harder says Dee Marques. And if you combine it with neuro-linguistic programming, all the

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How to mobilize men against sexual harassment

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Many forces undermine efforts to help men to empathize with women and speak out against harassment and assault. Elizabeth Svoboda – on behalf of Greater Good Science Center – gives some ideas for

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How to open yourself up to receiving help

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Some people resist compassionate support from others. Here’s why — and what they can do about it. By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas, science director of the Greater Good Science Center.

What

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Mindfulness and listening: Cristina Jardón

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Work is an intrinsic part of our lives, so it’s better if we can enjoy it. Cristina Jardón talked with Arlo Laibowitz about why listening, compassion and mindfulness are essential workplace

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Meditation for beginners: our top 6 videos

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Struggling to get started with meditation? Watching how-to videos online can be a great help. Check out this guide to the best meditation for beginners videos from Arlo Laibowitz and get your om

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What work can teach us about improving our relationships

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The structure of work means we learn, ask and (hopefully) improve. But no one teaches us these things when it comes to partnerships. Let's take a look at how we can improve our relationships through

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Top 5 benefits of gratitude practice

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The benefits of developing a gratitude practice are proven by science. From stronger relationships to self-improvement, Dee Marques examines the five key advantages to always being

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12 ways to practice self-acceptance

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Self-acceptance can be difficult, especially when comparing ourselves to others. But knowing your strengths and being happy with your flaws has real benefits. Arlo Laibowitz answers the

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Mindfulness and compassion at work: interview with Liz Hall and Luis San Martin

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In the workplace, mindfulness and compassion is increasingly becoming more important. Experts in their field, Liz Hall and Luis San Martin talked with Arlo Laibowitz about why these skills are needed

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Benefits of mindfulness: Bodhin Philip Woodward

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What benefits do mindfulness and compassion have? And how can we increase their levels naturally? Arlo Laibowitz sat down with Bodhin Philip Woodward to find out more.

The second

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