Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 15/2017

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

Thrive Global: The Father Of Mindfulness on What Mindfulness Has Become by Drake Baer


CNN: Want to be happy and successful? Try Compassion by Jen Christensen


ScienceAlert: There’s now a brain scan to tell if you’re depressed – and what treatment is needed by Cynthia Fu


Fast Company: The Power of Pride at Facebook by Lori Goler, Janelle Gale, Brynn Harrington & Adam Grant


Psychology Today: How I Learned About the Perils of Grit by Todd Kashdan


Atlantic: Can a Difficult Childhood Enhance Cognition? by Olga Khazan


New York Times: Rude Doctors, Rude Nurses, Rude Patients by Perri Klass


New York Magazine: The Original Natural Remedy for Burnout: Nature by Brad Stulberg


Time: The Lifelong Problem With Loneliness by Elizabeth Tillinghast


Huffington Post: How to Avoid Being a Fake Positive Leader by Chris White

Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 14/2017

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

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Penn News: Penn Researcher Awarded $2.5 Million to Study Well-being Effects of the Arts and Humanities by Michele Berger & Katherine Unger Baillie


New York Times: Turning Negative Thinkers Into Positive Ones by Jane Brody


Quartz: Knowing when to quit is as important as having grit by Susan David


Atlantic: How Loneliness Begets Loneliness by Olga Khazan


Fast Company: Want To Be Happier And More Successful? Learn To Like Other People by David Mayer


Psychology Today: Having a Religion Doesn’t Help You, But Practicing One Does by Ryan Niemiec


Psychology Today: Presidents and the Pursuit of Happiness by Benjamin Radcliff


New York Times: Check This Box if You’re a Good Person by Rebecca Sabky


Harvard Business Review: Meaningful Work Should Not Be a Privilege of the Elite by Richard Straub & Julia Kirby


Harvard Business Review: 6 Ways to Look More Confident During a Presentation by Kasia Wezowski

4 Ways to build a Human Company in the Age of Machines [TED Talk]

Description of Ted Leberecht´s talk:

In the face of artificial intelligence and machine learning, we need a new radical humanism, says Tim Leberecht. For the self-described “business romantic,” this means designing organizations and workplaces that celebrate authenticity instead of efficiency and questions instead of answers. Leberecht proposes four (admittedly subjective) principles for building beautiful organizations.

Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 13/2017

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

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The Week: Ancient wisdom: How the Buddhists and Stoics stay emotionally strong by Eric Barker


New York Times: A Positive Outlook May Be Good for Your Health by Jane Brody


New York Times: Jerks and the Start-Ups They Ruin by Dan Lyons


Fulfillment Daily: The Hidden Energy of Meaningful Connection at Work by Ann Petry


Gulf News: Expanding happiness from individuals to whole cities by Imran Markar & Aubrilyn Reeder


Greater Good Science Center: How to Be Successful and Still Compassionate by Kira Newman


New Yorker: Daniel Dennett’s Science of the Soul by Joshua Rothman


New York Magazine: Your Job Can’t Be the Only Meaningful Thing in Your Life by Brad Stulberg


American Management Association: Want More Joy At Work? Combine Trust With A Sense Of Purpose by Paul Zak


Heleo: Reading, Writing, and Purpose: Why We Should Teach Kids Meaning at School, no author

Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 12/2017

My favorite news and blog articles covering Positive Psychology and adjacent Topics from (roughly) the last seven days.
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New York Times: Not Leadership Material? Good. The World Needs Followers by Susan Cain


City AM: International Day of Happiness: 10 things to do to ensure you live a happy life by Nina Edy


NPR: Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them? by Anya Kamenetz


Wall Street Journal: Medical School Seeks to Make Training More Compassionate by Lucette Lagnado


New York Magazine: Seeking Emotional Moderation in an Age of Extremes by Cindy Lamothe


NPR: Is Happiness A Universal Human Right? by Tania Lombrozo


Greater Good Science Center: Five Ways Feeling Good Can Be Bad for You by Kira Newman


Heleo: To Find Your Passion, Take the Saturday Morning Test by Neil Pasricha


New York Magazine: Use This Technique to Make Bad Memories Feel More Meaningful by Cari Romm


Psychology Today: Are Resilient People Delusional? by Nick Tasler


Washington Post: The World Happiness Report is out and the U.S. has fallen. Sad! by Amy Wang

Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 11/2017 (World Happiness Day Ed.)

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

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Forbes: Steal Tesla’s Strategy For Growing Grit by Jessica Amortegui


Fast Company: Why A Happy Career Can Still Feel Unfulfilling by Marc Crowley


Inc: Science Says Happier People Are Raised by Parents Who Do This 1 Thing by Jeff Haden


Sloan Management Review: The Smart Way to Respond to Negative Emotions at Work by Christine Pearson


Harvard Business Review: Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress by Nicholas Petrie


GretchenRubin.com: For the International Day of Happiness: The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned About Happiness by Gretchen Rubin


Greater Good Science Center: Is the Placebo Effect More Powerful Than We Think? by Alex Shashkevich


Greater Good Science Center: How to Awaken Compassion at Work by Jill Suttie


Greater Good Science Center: What Positive Leadership is Not by Chris White


Huffington Post: The World Is Waking Up To The Importance Of Happiness by Mark Williamson


Guardian: I ❤ you: meet the NYU professor whose love course is becoming a phenomenon by Paul Willis

Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 10/2017

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

New York Times: I’m Not O.K. Neither Are You. Who Cares? by Henry Alford


New York Magazine: Awe Is the Everyperson’s Spiritual Experience by Drake Baer


Big Think: Is Technology Destroying Happiness? by Derek Beres


Forbes: Organizational Strategies That Promote Well-Being And Reduce Burnout by Paula Davis-Laack


Harvard Business Review: To Motivate Employees, Show Them How They’re Helping Customers by Francesca Gino


BPS Research Digest: Smarter people are happier, says new analysis involving 80,000 participants, but only a bit by Christian Jarrett


Harvard Business Review: Find Purpose in Even Your Most Mundane Tasks at Work by Valerie Keller & Caroline Webb


Forbes: Why Grit Is More Important Than IQ When You’re Trying To Become Successful by Lisa Quast


Harvard Business Review: Why Diverse Teams Are Smarter by David Rock


LA Times: UAE’s minister of happiness insists her job is no laughing matter by Ann Simmons


Psychology Today: The Marshmallow Myth by Nick Tasler


Psychology Today: Compassion Is Better than Empathy by Tara Well


Heleo: A New View of the Self: The Psychology of Connection, no author