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

 

 

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 | No. 07/2017

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

New York Magazine: Rich People Literally See the World Differently by Drake Baer


American Management Association: Developing GRIT: How To Build Your Optimism And Drive Toward Success by Thomas Boyce


Fast Company: A Psychologist Finally Explains Why You Hate Teamwork So Much by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic


Harvard Business Review: If You Want to Motivate Employees, Stop Trusting Your Instincts by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic & Lewis Garrad


Harvard Business Review: Being Engaged at Work Is Not the Same as Being Productive by Ryan Fuller & Nina Shikaloff


New York Magazine: A Strategy for Making Decisions You Won’t Regret by Cari Romm


New York Magazine: This Study on Altruistic Toddlers Will Make You Feel Better About the World by Cari Romm


Huffington Post: Healing Spaces: Expressing Values vs Being Political at Work by Chris White


Heleo: Embrace Authenticity: How to Break Free from the Tyranny of Positivity, no author


Knowledge@Wharton: You’re Happy and You Know It — Why You Probably Shouldn’t Show It, no author


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Capital: Zufriedenheit kann man lernen by Christina Berndt

Positive Psychology News Digest | No. 02/2017

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

New York Times: Yes, It’s Your Parents’ Fault by Kate Murphy


New York Magazine: Your Emotions Are More Malleable Than You Think by Ian Robertson


New York Magazine: There Are Only Two Kinds of Terrible Bosses by Cari Romm


Forbes: ‘A Passion Is Developed More Than It Is Discovered’ (Interview with Angela Duckworth) by Dan Schawbel


Guardian: Finding kids’ strengths (and why being good at singing isn’t the same as being a superstar) by Lea Waters


New York Magazine: To Change Your Life, Learn How to Trust Your Future Self by Jeff Wise


Huffington Post: Everyday Courage in Organizations by Chris White


BBC: Is it healthier to live in the countryside?, no author


Heleo: Embrace the Uncool: Brené Brown on Overcoming Shame, no author

Positive Psychology News Digest | October – December 2016

mappalicious_news_oct_dec_17My favorite pieces covering Positive Psychology and adjacent from the last three months.

New York Magazine: Success Depends on Your Personality More Than IQ by Drake Baer


New York Magazine: The 4 ‘Spaces’ Cities Need to Make People Happier by Drake Baer


New York Magazine: What Good Is Hope? by Drake Baer


Positive Prescription: Looking for Purpose? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions by Samantha Boardman


Huffington Post: Helping others is the key to longevity, study finds by Carolyn Gregoire


Greater Good Science Center: What Will the Theme of Your Life Be in 2017? by Kira Newman


New York Magazine: To Feel More Productive, Take a Break to Do Something Selfless by Cari Romm


New York Magazine: In 2017, Pursue Meaning Instead of Happiness by Esfahani Smith & Jennifer Aaker


Psychology Today: Applying Psychological Science to Meet Your Goals by Erlanger Turner


CNN: How to become more optimistic, no author


Bakadesuyo: Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Mentally Strong by Eric Barker


Guardian: Why time management is ruining our lives by Oliver Burkeman


Scientific American: One Skeptical Scientist’s Mindfulness Journey by Scott Barry Kaufman


New York Times: What the West Can Learn From Japan About the Cultural Value of Work by John Lanchester


Psychology Today: Why Wellbeing Is Harder Than It Looks by Michelle McQuaid (Interview with Peggy Kern)


Gallup: The Damage Inflicted by Poor Managers by Marco Nink & Jennifer Robison


Big Think: Compassion Is Weaved Throughout Our Nervous System, Researchers Have Found by Philip Perry


Fast Company: Try This Exercise In Radical Empathy To Minimize Conflict by Elisabeth Segran


CCARE: A Compassionate Resolution for this Season by Monica Worline & Jane Dutton


New York Magazine: Why Danes Think They’re Always The Happiest Country by Drake Baer


The Week: 4 ways to bring more meaning into your life by Eric Barker


Guardian: Are you too old to find success? by Oliver Burkeman


Atlantic: Praise is a consolation prize (about Carol Dweck’s work in growth mindset) by Christine Gross-Loh


Atlantic: Awesomeness Is Everything by Matthew Hutson


Guardian: Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study by Phillip Inman


Washington Post: Leaders are more powerful when they’re humble, new research shows by Ashley Merryman


Psychology Today: Want Your Work to Flourish? Link Strengths and Goals by Ryan Niemiec


New York Magazine: To Be More Productive, First Figure Out Your Productivity Style by Cari Romm


Science Daily: People’s energy in the workplace is key to staff retention, no author


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


New York Magazine: It’s Possible to Train Yourself to Be More Optimistic by Drake Baer


Bakadesuyo: 4 Easy Tricks That Will Make You Productive by Eric Barker


APA: Motivate Employees By Supporting Their Autonomy by Christopher Budnick


Psychology Today: Thinking Errors in Depression by Neil Burton


Greater Good Science Center: How to Only Do Things You Actually Want to Do by Christine Carter


Psychology Today: How to Remain Optimistic Through Change by Susanna Halonen


Quartz: Can money buy happiness? by Catherine Jansson-Boyd


Psychology Today: Is Positive Psychology Proven? (Interview with my Capstone advisor Margaret “Peggy” Kern) by Michelle McQuaid


Harvard Business Review: How to Bring Mindfulness to Your Company’s Leadership by Megan Reitz & Michael Chaskalson


New York Magazine: To Be Happier, Do One Creative Thing Every Day by Cari Romm


Greater Good Science Center: Why Is It So Hard to Make Positive Changes? by Jill Suttie


Guardian: Reasons to be cheerful: how putting other people first will make you happy by Dan Ariely


New York Magazine: The Chinese Word for Anger Shows the Best Way to Get Mad by Drake Baer


Guardian: Why rewards can backfire by Oliver Burkeman


Science for Work: Trust: does it impact team performance… or not? by Wendy Hirsch


Psychology Today: Can We Simplify Wellbeing? (Interview with Aaron Jarden) by Michelle McQuaid


Psychology Today: The Impostor Syndrome and How To Handle It by Adam Molinsky


World Economic Forum: Do you trust your boss? Your answer may depend on where you live by Joe Myers


Wall Street Journal: Civility at Work Helps Everyone Get Ahead by Christine Porath


World Economic Forum: 10 companies that are great at empathy by Stéphanie Thomson


New York Times: Actually, Let’s Not Be in the Moment by Ruth Whippman


New York Magazine: Yes, Quitting Facebook May Make You Happier by Drake Baer


Psychology Today: Can You Be Vulnerable at Work? by Megan Dalla-Camina


Center for Positive Organizations: For a better workplace, make first moments matter feat. Jane Dutton


Harvard Business Review: If You Can’t Empathize with Your Employees, You’d Better Learn To by Annie McKee


Guardian: The pursuit of happiness: could a ‘happy city index’ end Bristol’s blues? by Arit Niranjan


The Positive Organization: Repairing Relationships at Work by Robert Quinn


New York Times: How Exercise Might Keep Depression at Bay by Gretchen Reynolds


Greater Good Science Center: How the Growth Mindset Can Increase Cooperation by Alex Shashkevich


Psychology Today: 7 Ways to Be Awe-Inspired in Everyday Life by Andy Tix


Psychology Today: Neuroscience Research Shows How Mood Impacts Perception by Susan Krauss Whitbourne


New York Magazine: How to (Kind of) Master Your Neuroticism by Drake Baer


New York Magazine: People Really Are Happier When the Sun Is Out Longer by Drake Baer


Psychology Today: Positive Thinking? Overrated by Samantha Boardman


Entrepreneur: 11 Habits of Truly Happy People by Travis Bradberry


New York Magazine: Power Reveals Who You Really Are by Melissa Dahl


Creativity Post: LinkedIn + Positive Psychology: Applying Science To The Way We Work by Stephanie Harrison


Huffington Post: Can You Create Positive Changes From The Bottom Up? (Interview with Chris White) by Michelle McQuaid

Greater Good Science Center: Five Science-Backed Strategies to Build Resilience by Kira Newman


Psychology Today: Positive Emotions and Wellbeing by Marianna Pogosyan


New York Times: The end of Relaxation by Sadie Stein


Huffington Post UK: Have More Conversations That Matter by Mark Williamson


APA.org: Growth after Trauma by Lorna Collier


Guardian: The placebo effect: is there something in it after all? Steve Connor


New York Magazine: Empathy Is Nice, But It’s Not Exactly Necessary by Melissa Dahl


New York Times: Behind Our Anxiety, the Fear of Being Unneeded by The Dalai Lama & Arthur Brooks


New York Post: Are Mormons the happiest people in America? by Mackenzie Dawson


New York Times: Nudges That Help Struggling Students Succeed by David Kirp


Vox: The myth of self-control by Brian Resnick


Psychology Today: How to Have a Positive Powerful Presence by Marcia Reynolds


Psychology Today: Why Don’t We Trust Each Other More? by Nan Russell


Psychology Today: Emotions and Rationality in Leadership by Eyal Winter


New York Magazine: 3 Ways to Get Over ‘Status Quo Bias’ at Work by Drake Baer


Forbes: The Psychology Of Professional Purpose: How To Follow Your Calling by Caroline Beaton


Psychology Today: The Happiness Myth: Why the pursuit of Happiness will make you miserable by Atalanta Beaumont


Atlantic: How to Build a Happier Brain by Julie Beck


Guardian: Want to ‘train your brain’? Forget apps, learn a musical Instrument by Mo Costandi


New York Magazine: By the Way, You Don’t Have to Stop Power Posing by Melissa Dahl


Psychology Today: 3 Fascinating Discoveries About Laughter by Todd Kashdan


Quartz: Scientists explain how happiness makes us less creative by Ephrat Livni


Quartz: Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy by Lila MacLellan


The Positive Organization: The Choice to be Transformational by Robert Quinn


New York Magazine: Want to Make Better Decisions? Try ‘Temptation Bundling’ by Jesse Singal


Pursuit (University of Melbourne): Positive Psychology much more than Happyology by Katerine Smith (Interview with my MAPP Capstone advisor Peggy Kern)


Quartz: The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientifically proven to improve your health by Ephrat Livni


Quartz: Positive psychology is rooted in the radical idea that you are not a problem to fix by Tim Lomas


Guardian: Our children are paying a high price for society’s vision of success by Tim Lott


Forbes: Five Behaviors Of People Who Are Happy At Work by Rebecca Newton


GQ: The World’s Happiest Man Wishes You Wouldn’t Call Him That by Michael Paterniti


Psychology Today: The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About by Emma Seppälä


Mindful.org: How to Free Yourself from Your Personal Stories by Bob Stahl & Steve Flowers


Greater Good Science Center: People Who Trust Technology Are Happier by Deborah Yip


Heleo: Nir Eyal and Monica Worline on Why Cultivating Compassion is Crucial for Success in Business, no author


Science Daily: In the workplace, incivility begets incivility, new study shows, no author


BBC: School league tables ‘should show well-being’ by Sean Coughlin


New York Magazine: A Little Loneliness Can Be a Very Good Thing by Melissa Dahl


Psychology Today: Stoic Truths for a Digital World by John Sean Doyle


The Conversation: Can money buy you happiness? It’s complicated by Cathrine Jansson-Boyd


Inc: The Negative People in your Life are literally Killing you by Jessica Stillman


New York Times: The Art of Making (and Not Making) Plans by Verena von Pfetten


Fast Company: Science-Backed Ways To Build Confidence When You Feel Like You’re Out Of Your League by Stephanie Vozza


Huffington Post: In Defense of Doers by Chris White


Scientific American: Depressed? Do What You Love by Daisy Yuhas


Yahoo Finance: 99 Percent of Employees With High Well-Being and Organizational Support Say Their Employer Is a Good Place to Work, no author


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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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

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Positive Psychology News Digest on Mappalicious | No. 42/2016 (Philly Edition)

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

This edition of the Positive Psychology News Digest is brought to you directly from the University of Pennsylvania. I´m attending the annual Penn MAPP Summit, listening to Martin Seligman right now as I´m typing this. Good times…

Quartz: The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientifically proven to improve your health by Ephrat Livni


Quartz: Positive psychology is rooted in the radical idea that you are not a problem to fix by Tim Lomas


Guardian: Our children are paying a high price for society’s vision of success by Tim Lott


Forbes: Five Behaviors Of People Who Are Happy At Work by Rebecca Newton


GQ: The World’s Happiest Man Wishes You Wouldn’t Call Him That by Michael Paterniti


Psychology Today: The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About by Emma Seppälä


Mindful.org: How to Free Yourself from Your Personal Stories by Bob Stahl & Steve Flowers


Greater Good Science Center: People Who Trust Technology Are Happier by Deborah Yip


Heleo: Nir Eyal and Monica Worline on Why Cultivating Compassion is Crucial for Success in Business, no author


Science Daily: In the workplace, incivility begets incivility, new study shows, no author

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