Science of Happiness Course

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The Science of Happiness | UC BerkeleyX on edX | Course About Video Transcript: DACHER KELTNER: Imagine that scientists have created a happiness machine, a machine that could make you happy as you’d like with just the push of a button. Would you use it? Would you push the button? … READ MORE

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What Makes You Happy?

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Do More of That! What Makes You Happy? Greater Good Science Center Transcript: Hi I’m Christina van Lankvelt from Sudbury Ontario Canada I’m Merco from Florence Italy My name is Monica and I live in Sweden I am from Kazakhstan I’m from Lima Peru I’m from Berkeley California by way … READ MORE

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What reality are you creating for yourself?

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TedTalk by Isaac Lidsky, posted June 2016 Reality isn’t something you perceive; it’s something you create in your mind. Isaac Lidsky learned this profound lesson firsthand, when unexpected life circumstances yielded valuable insights. In this introspective, personal talk, he challenges us to let go of excuses, assumptions and fears, and … READ MORE

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Good Relationships Keep Us Happier and Healthier

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What makes a good life? TedTalk by Robert Waldinger, posted December 2015 What keeps us healthy and happy as we go thru life? There was a recent survey of millennials and over 80% said that a major life goal for them was to get rich, and another 50% said that … READ MORE

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Eight Things Happy People Do Differently

Eight Things Happy People Do Differently
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Add these simple behaviors to your daily life and see how your life will change. Eight Things Happy People Do Differently One – Express Gratitude: Never let the things you WANT make you forget about the things you HAVE. Two – Savor Life’s Joys: The real beauty of life is … READ MORE

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Jim Carrey – Meaning in Life

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Enjoy this compilation of Jim Carrey’s wisdom. Sure to be the most beneficial 4 minutes of your day! Jim Carrey – Meaning in Life (Transcript) I watched the affect of my fathers love and humor and how it altered the world around me, and I thought, that’s something to do. … READ MORE

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Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender

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These two words – Letting Go – are very easy to say but can be challenging to actually do. Some of the things we might be trying to let go include: Past Events or Behaviors Fear Anger Desire Grief Letting Go describes a simple and effective means by which to … READ MORE

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Teaching Children Mindfulness

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Goldie Hawn recently spoke at an event called Dreamforce in San Francisco where she shared her insight on mindfulness and teaching our children how to thrive as a skill. Cultivating social and emotional skills that draw from cognitive neuroscience, positive psychology and mindful awareness training to help children prepare them … READ MORE

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Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Happiness

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Meng shares science, timeless wisdom and stories focused on ways to reduce stress and increase well-being, heighten focus and creativity, become more optimistic and resilient, build fulfilling relationships, or just be successful. “The secret of happiness is be on the giving end of a kind thought,” he says. And if … READ MORE

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The Happiness Advantage

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Shawn Achor is brilliant in this funny and inspiring TED talk. A two minute a day for 21 days recipe for happiness and success. It’s not necessarily the reality that shapes us, but the lens which your brain views the world that shapes your reality. Shawn Achor attended Harvard and … READ MORE

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