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    When positive psychology comes to the classroom, across the globe, students succeed and thrive.
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    In this excerpt from his latest book, Before Happiness, Shawn Achor builds on the themes from his international bestseller, The Happiness Advantage.
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    Post-traumatic growth is the phenomenon of people becoming stronger and creating a more meaningful life in the wake of staggering tragedy or trauma...
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Happy News of the Week

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Get the latest happy news from the world of positive psychology and elsewhere in this uplifting wrap-up.
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Be Real About How You Feel

Science

Embrace your negative emotions along with the positive ones to find true happiness, new study says.
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Buy Yourself Free Time to Find Happiness

Science

Money can buy happiness, study says, when used to buy time-saving services such as meal-delivery and house cleaning.
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New Studies Boost Yoga’s Role in Fighting Depression

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Yoga may help fight depression, according to new studies.
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Embracing Awe

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Recent research shows that awe--an underappreciated emotion--can force us to stay in the moment, bringing with it all kinds of benefits for mind and...
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Rock ’n’ Roll Preschool

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When young children make music together, they become kinder and more cooperative.
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Advancing Global Happiness in Dubai

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The fifth annual World Government Summit in Dubai brought together leaders and academics to discuss the importance and implementation of global...
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Happy Schools Make Happy Children

Education

When positive psychology comes to the classroom, across the globe, students succeed and thrive.
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World Happiness Report Names Norway Happiest Country in 2017

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According to the World Happiness Report, Norway edges out Denmark as World's Happiest Country in 2017. The United States drops one spot to No. 14.
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This Is Your Brain on Humor

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Researchers have discovered that genuine laughter lights up multiple areas of the brain, and that's a good thing for our long-term health and...

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