Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 03/2017

mappalicious_news_digest_2017My favorite news and blog articles covering Positive Psychology and adjacent topics from (roughly) the last seven days.

New York Magazine: For Social-Anxiety Disorder, Talk Therapy Is More Effective Than Pills by Drake Baer


New York Magazine: Neurotics Get an Extra Benefit From Being Extra Nice by Drake Baer


New York Magazine: People Learn More When They Have Fun at WorkPeople Learn More When They Have Fun at Work by Drake Baer


Greater Good Science Center: Are Your Happiness Goals Too High? by James Baraz


Psychology Today: The Psychology Of Professional Purpose: Follow Your Calling by Caroline Beaton


Fast Company: Why You Might Do Your Best Work When You Don’t Have A Boss by Rich Bellis


New York Magazine: You (and Your Therapist) Can Change Your Personality by Melissa Dahl


Scientific American: Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being? by Scott Barry Kaufman


Wired: The science of touch: why physical contact can make you happier and more successful by Dacher Keltner


Guardian: How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself by Mark Rice-Oxley


Guardian: Friend zone: why we all long to belong by Emily Esfahani Smith

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