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How to avoid the social media outrage trap

Here are six ways to keep your head when the internet loses it. By Zaid Jilani on behalf of Greater Good Science Center.
 
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How to stop ruminating with these 3 techniques

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

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

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

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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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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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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.

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How to practice self-acceptance: 12 techniques to learn

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Self-acceptance can be difficult, especially when we compare ourselves to others. But knowing your strengths and being happy with your flaws has real benefits. Arlo Laibowitz explains what

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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.

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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 10 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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The Good Cards: acts of kindness

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

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5 benefits of gratitude practice

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

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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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After growing up in a household where sex was shamed, discovering BDSM helped Sienna Saint-Cyr to find self-acceptance and enjoyment when it came to her sexual life. 
 
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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 12 ideas be described as constituting pillars of well-being? Ed Gould examine the ideas of the leading psychologist, Rick Hanson.
 
An expert in his field, Rick Hanson PhD is the

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How to meditate for beginners: the best YouTube videos

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Struggling to get started with meditation? Our guide on the best how to meditate for beginners videos from Arlo Laibowitz will help you learn what you need to get started with your meditation

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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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Interested in positive psychology and increasing your own happiness? Then the Science of Happiness course could be right for you. Tine Steiss tried it out... but did it change

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Mindfulness Daily: get started with this easy-to-use app

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Looking to develop or improve your mindfulness practice? Tine Steiss reviews Mindfulness Daily: an app that aims to do just that.

In Mindfulness Daily, Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach are

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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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