Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 16/2017

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

Positive Psychology News Digest

Quartz: The world’s largest assessment of teenage students suggests happiness is crucial to learning by Jenny Anderson

Greater Good Science Center: Confessions of a Bad Meditator by Christine Carter

Quartz: Silicon Valley executives are hiring philosophers to teach them to question everything by Michael Coren

Psychology Today: Are You the Pursuer or the Distancer in Your Relationship? by Lisa Firestone

Washington Post: Introverts tend to be better CEOs — and other surprising traits of top-performing executives by Jena McGregor

Huffington Post: You Don’t Need Good Grades To Get An A+ In Resilience by Bowman Nixon

Psychology Today: Why Speaking Less is the Secret to Powerful Communication by Emma Seppälä

Psychology Today: 7 Must-Read Books to Change Your Life This Summer by Emma Seppälä

Quartz: Our need to feel special is making us lonely by Emma Seppälä & Peter Sims

Quartz: What is the evolutionary purpose of happiness? by Oliver Staley

BBC: Prince William says keeping a stiff upper lip can damage health, no author

Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 08/2017

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

Forbes: Two Reasons We Fail to Be Creative by Caroline Beaton

Mindful.org: Can Mindfulness Help Us Navigate the Fourth Industrial Revolution? by Jamie Bristow

New Yorker: Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds by Elisabeth Kolbert

Greater Good Science Center: What Would Buddha Do About the Economy? by Jenara Nerenberg

The Positive Organization: The Power of an Organizing Image by Robert Quinn

Sciencer of Us: To Navigate a Challenge, Pretend You’re Giving Advice to a Friend by Brad Stulberg

Greater Good Science Center: Can You Change Your Personality? by Jill Suttie

Heleo: Feeling Adrift? Here’s How to Strengthen Meaning in Your Life, no author

Michigan Ross: The Business Case for Compassion, no author

Heleo: Why Bringing Compassion to Work is Good for Business, no author

Positive Psychology News Digest on Mappalicious | No. 49/2016

My favorite pieces covering Positive Psychology and adjacent from (roughly) the last seven days.

Greater Good Science Center: Is Your Empathy Determined by Your Genes? by Summer Allen

Psychology Today: The Happy Brain by Mark Banschick

Wall Street Journal: The perils of empathy by Paul Bloom

New York Times: How to Choose Happiness by Marie Kondo

Redlands Daily Facts: President Obama — our positive psychologist-in-chief: Guest commentary by Sonja Lyubomirsky

Gallup: What Strengths Tell Us About Men and Women by Jane Miller and Amy Adkins

Creativity Post: 3 Foolproof Ways to Prevent Work Burnout, Backed by Science by Emma Seppälä

Greater Good Science Center: Would the World Be Better Off without Empathy? by Jill Suttie

USA Today: Key to money happiness may be in how you spend it by Russ Wiles

Positive.News: Why now is the time for serious optimism by Seán Dagan Wood

Atlantic: Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self by Ed Yong

Heleo: Beyond Grit: The Science of Creativity, Purpose, and Motivation (feat. Angela Duckworth & Adam Grant), no author


Positive Psychology News Digest on Mappalicious | No. 40/2016

My favorite pieces covering Positive Psychology and adjacent from (roughly) the last seven days.

New York Magazine: A Smart Sense of Humor Helps People Survive Being Alive by Drake Baer

Bakadesuyo: This Is How To Unlock Meaning In Life: 4 Proven Secrets by Eric Barker

Greater Good Science Center: How to Teach Happiness at School by Ilona Boniwell

New York Times: Teaching Your Child Emotional Agility KJ Dell’Antonia

Harvard Business Reciew: How Microsoft Uses a Growth Mindset to Develop Leaders by Carol Dweck & Kathleen Hogan

Forbes: How To Train These Six Senses Of Happiness by Jessica Hagy

Psychology Today: The Subtle but Very Real Human Costs of Reorganizations by Victor Lipman

Psychology Today: The Science of Accomplishing Your Goals by Ralph Ryback

Psychology Today: The Top 3 Insights of Highly Innovative Leaders by Emma Seppälä

Creativity Post: You Can’t Clone Talent and Wisdom by Steve Tobak

Psychology Today: How Leaders Can Bring Calm to Chaotic Organizations by Ray Williams

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The Scientific Benefits of Compassion [Infographic]

This fabulous infographic on the scientific benefits of compassion was originally created by Emma Seppälä, Science Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) and author of The Happiness Track. For more of her awesome work, please visit her homepage.


Positive Psychology News Digest on Mappalicious | No. 16/2016

My favorite pieces covering Positive Psychology and adjacent from (roughly) the last seven days:

Sydney Morning Herald: The pursuit of happiness (at work) by James Adonis

Quartz: Schools are finally teaching what kids need to be successful in life by Jenny Anderson

Quartz: Happiness is the new GDP by Livia Gershon

Today: Happiness fueled by relationships, work, something ‘larger than self’ by Susan Donaldson James

WEC: Is “Psychological Danger” killing your team’s performance? by Lauren Joseph

Fast Company: Here’s why your idea of success might be making you miserable by David Mayer

Psychology Today: What the Best CEOs on Earth Do Better by Emma Seppälä

Psychology Today: The Kafka Effect by Nick Tasler

Atlantic: Is Grit Overrated? by Jerry Useem

London Business School: Non-financial assets key to 100-year-life, no author