PERSONAL GROWTH

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.

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9 Tips for Constructive Criticism at Work

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Giving feedback can be uncomfortable. From balancing the positive and negative to providing specific examples, these nine tips on constructive criticism in the workplace will make feedback sessions

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WHAT IS: Emotional Education

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It’s often said that schools don’t provide the life skills children really need as they become adults, but emotional education – or social-emotional learning – is becoming much more popular these

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Top Ten Insights From Science For a Meaningful Life

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For some of us, developing a meaningful life can be hard. But from helping others to finding a sense of purpose, these ten scientifically-backed tips from Ed Gould can help you to find meaning in

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Acts of Kindness: The Good Cards

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We chat with Corey Harnish, co-founder of The Good Cards project, which is hoping to change the world one little act of kindness at a time. This fun and interactive initiative is spreading happiness

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HOW TO: practice Self-Acceptance

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Self-acceptance can be difficult, especially in a world where we often compare ourself to others. But being aware of your strengths and also being happy with your flaws can have real benefits. Here,

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5 Science-Backed Reasons To Pick Up A Gratitude Practice

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Gratitude and happiness often go hand in hand, especially when gratefulness is seen as something essential in our daily lives and not just as a passing emotion. Time and time again, scientific

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7 strategies for staying engaged and enriching daily life

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Living our lives to the fullest begins with what is already here. Indeed, Dee Marques suggests that staying engaged and curious can transform routine activities into satisfying snapshots of

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Goal Setting: For Motivation And Easy Success Use SMART Goals

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Goal setting and achieving goals is an integral part of personal development and self-growth. But have you ever wondered why some people seem to accomplish virtually everything they set out to do,

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5 life lessons I learned sailing the world

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When Marilyn Coates-Lower packed up her life and went sailing across the world, she faced her fears head-on. The experience was challenging and with dangers, but she also learnt a lot from her

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How BDSM Can Help You Find Self-Acceptance

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Coming to grips with being kinky when you've been raised in a religious or very conservative household isn't easy. When sex is shamed, let alone any exploration outside of missionary style

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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 we in come to partnerships.  Happiness.com looks at how we can improve our relationships through

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What The 12 Pillars of Well-Being Can Teach Us

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Can a dozen ideas be described as constituting pillars of well-being? In this article, we'll examine the ideas of the leading psychologist, Rick Hanson.
 
An expert in his field, Rick Hanson

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Easily Master These 4 NLP Happiness Techniques

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Neuro-linguistic Programming is often used to improve interpersonal dynamics. It also has applications in personal growth and development. Several NLP happiness techniques can help you live a more

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Stop ruminating with these 3 techniques

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Can't stop thinking of past mistakes? Rumination is an unhealthy form of worrying that can lead to depression. If you're stuck in the past, these three techniques from Dee Marques will help you to

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How to meditate? - The best Youtube videos for an easy start

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The Internet, and especially YouTube, is packed with videos on how to meditate. But where do you start when you are a beginner to meditation? What different approaches do these meditation videos

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Non-materialistic life goals lead to happiness

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While many in today's society strive for wealth, the pursuit of money and status appears to actively damage well-being. Conversely, non-materialistic life goals such as spending time with family or

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Free 8 Week Course on the Science of Happiness

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Edx.org offers - among many others - a course by Berkeley X called "The Science of Happiness". Being an engineer by training, hence naturally sceptical towards a lot of things that fall into the

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Mindfulness daily - Get easily started with this app

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In mindfulness daily, Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach are presenting a 40-day introduction for mindfulness and meditation. You can access the daily lessons via an app or online.
 
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Moral Courage: 5 ways to (safely) stand up against hate

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Having moral courage is necessary more than ever, as dealing with hate speech and crime is becoming more common in society. Ed Gould suggests five ways to prepare yourself to speak out and stand up

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5 strategies to build resilience

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Dealing with what life throws at us can be tough, but there are ways to build resilience and feel stronger, sooner. So, from writing it all out to practising forgiveness, here are happiness.com's

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Improve your emotional well-being with self-acceptance

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Accepting ourselves unconditionally is essential if we want to improve our self-approval, acceptance levels and emotional well-being. Here are three great ways you can do just

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Self-Compassion: A Visual Guide

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Having a bad day? Don't beat yourself up: get some self-compassion instead. Thankfully, this infographic from Anna Vital is the perfect pick-me-up. Tine Steiss says check it out and learn how to be

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A Brief History of the School of Life

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Happiness.com takes a closer look at The School of Life, an organization set up by experts in their field dedicated to improving lives, especially when it comes to relationships, careers and

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