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    If you feel that spending time on social media has made you feel more envious of your friends, you are not alone. They've even coined a word for it:...
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Celebrate Character Day

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Movie screenings, online conversations to span the globe.
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Earth Day is Every Day in the Philippines

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Climate change committee links sustainability with well-being and peace for all.
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World Happiness Summit Delivers Joy

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Attendees from 35 countries gather in Miami to relax, learn.
Finland is the happiest country
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Strong Finnish

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Finland takes the top spot as the Happiest Country in this year’s World Happiness Report
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Is Facebook Making Us More Jealous?

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If you feel that spending time on social media has made you feel more envious of your friends, you are not alone. They've even coined a word for it:...
FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

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Is Everyone Having Fun Without Me?

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FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) may sound silly, but it's a real phenomenon that negatively effects on our mood and well-being.
What’s Really Going on at Amazon

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Amazon and the Problem of Modern Work Culture

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The New York Times feature on Amazon's grueling work culture has tongues wagging. Executive Coach and Live Happy Work columnist Margaret Greenberg...
Bullying’s Ripple Effect

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Bullying’s Ripple Effect

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Teenage bullies can inflict emotional and physical pain on their victims in countless ways—calling kids names on the playground, flipping books out...
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Norman the Therapy Pig Hams It Up

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Some enterprising pig owners in North Texas have had their pet certified as a Therapy Pet, and the stressed-out students at SMU seem to love him.
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Cat Videos Help Us Lick the Blues

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And you thought your coworkers were just being silly and wasting time. Turns out they were instilling positive emotions throughout the office! Yes,...

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