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Articles: How to Tackle Your Cravings with Mindfulness

By Deborah Yip | May 18, 2017

Our bad habits and addictive behaviors—like smoking, overeating, or constantly using technology—hurt well-being and public health. A new book shows how mindfulness can help.

 

Articles: How to Hack Your Brain for Peak Performance

By Summer Allen | February 17, 2017

A new book shows how we can apply advances from neuroscience to work smarter and happier.

 

Articles: Why Is It So Hard to Make Positive Changes?

By Jill Suttie | December 2, 2016

A new book examines the common psychological barriers to change—and how to overcome them.

 

Articles: Six Ways to Help People Change

By Art Markman | March 7, 2016

If you want to help someone reach their goals, follow these steps.

 

Articles: To Change Yourself, Change Your World

By Kira M. Newman | December 31, 2015

If you want to keep a New Year's resolution, says the research, start by changing your environment.

 

Articles: Say Thank You, Change Your Life

By Jill Suttie | September 15, 2015

A new book takes the reader through a year of looking on the bright side.

 

Articles: How to Avoid the Empathy Trap

By Robin Stern, Diana Divecha | July 7, 2015

Do you prioritize other people's feelings over your own? You might be falling into the "empathy trap."

 

Articles: Can Neuroscience Help Tune Your Brain?

By Jill Suttie | June 26, 2015

A new book explains why we sometimes seem to act against our own best interest—and what we can do to change course.

 

Videos and Podcasts: Gratitude is Good for Athletes

By Teri McKeever | March 26, 2015

In this presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Teri McKeever explains why gratitude is good for athletes, and how she has tried to foster it as an Olympic and collegiate swim coach.

 

Articles: My Trouble With Mindfulness

By Jill Suttie | February 9, 2015

Jill Suttie knows the benefits of mindfulness, but she still doesn't practice it. What holds her back?

 

Articles: How to Find Your Sweet Spot

By Jill Suttie | January 21, 2015

Jill Suttie talks with the GGSC's Christine Carter about her new book.

 

Articles: Happiness Tip: Stop Checking Your Freaking Phone

By Christine Carter | January 13, 2015

New studies predict that you will be happier if you check your phone less. But how?

 

Articles: Five Foolproof Ways to Feel More Joy in 2015

By Christine Carter | January 6, 2015

Christine Carter talks with James Baraz, author of Awakening Joy.

 

Articles: The Three Most Important Tactics for Keeping Your Resolutions

By Christine Carter | December 30, 2014

It's easy to make New Year resolutions. The trick lies in keeping them!

 

Articles: The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2014

By Jeremy Adam Smith, Bianca Lorenz, Kira M. Newman, Lauren Klein, Lisa Bennett , Jason Marsh, Jill Suttie | December 26, 2014

The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings published this past year.

 

Articles: Why Empathy Matters

By Jill Suttie | November 21, 2014

A new book argues that empathy can be a radical force for social change.

 

Articles: Gratitude Greatest Hits

By Jeremy Adam Smith | November 19, 2014

During the past three years, we've published dozens of articles and videos about the science of gratitude. Just in time for Thanksgiving, here are the best!

 

Videos and Podcasts: Can Gratitude Help People with Heart Disease?

By Jeff Huffman | September 17, 2014

In a presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Dr. Jeff Huffman of Harvard Medical School describes his study of the role that gratitude can play in the healing process following an acute illness.

 

Videos and Podcasts: Gratitude in Your Brain

By Christina Karns | September 15, 2014

In a presentation at the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Dr. Christina M. Karns of the University of Oregon describes her research into the relationship between gratitude, social reasoning, decision-making, and the brain.

 

Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Stop Substance Abuse?

By Emily Nauman | July 14, 2014

About half of substance abusers who enter treatment use again within a year. Can it help to cultivate moment-to-moment awareness?

 

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