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You Are What You Tweet


The words we use on social media are a signpost of what we're feeling inside.
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Have a Little Faith to Find Happiness


Faith and positive psychology intersect when it comes to concepts such as gratitude, kindness, forgiveness and mindfulness.
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Happy News of the Week


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


When positive psychology comes to the classroom, across the globe, students succeed and thrive.