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A list of articles, books, websites, podcasts and courses

There's more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith

Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but what if there's a more fulfilling path? Happiness comes and goes, says writer Emily Esfahani Smith, but having meaning in life -- serving something beyond yourself and developing the best within you -- gives you something to hold onto. Learn more about the difference between being happy and having meaning as Smith offers four pillars of a meaningful life.

On positive psychology
 Martin Seligman

Martin Seligman talks about psychology -- as a field of study and as it works one-on-one with each patient and each practitioner. As it moves beyond a focus on disease, what can modern psychology help us to become?

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success.

Jane McGonigal  The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

After suffering a severe concussion, Jane McGonigal expereinced physical debilitaion and suicidal tendencie. She searched the medical research for an answer to her problem. She discovered how to extend your life.

Positive Psychology and Coaching for the Good Life Resources

What do you love? Creating a Life List

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On positive psychology
 Martin Seligman

Martin Seligman talks about psychology -- as a field of study and as it works one-on-one with each patient and each practitioner. As it moves beyond a focus on disease, what can modern psychology help us to become?

What are you good at? Identifying your strengths

VIA Character Strengths Inventory

https://www.viacharacter.org/

Keys to Well-being and Wheel of Life

There's more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith

Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but what if there's a more fulfilling path? Happiness comes and goes, says writer Emily Esfahani Smith, but having meaning in life -- serving something beyond yourself and developing the best within you -- gives you something to hold onto. Learn more about the difference between being happy and having meaning as Smith offers four pillars of a meaningful life.

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success.

Jane McGonigal  The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

After suffering a severe concussion, Jane McGonigal expereinced physical debilitaion and suicidal tendencie. She searched the medical research for an answer to her problem. She discovered how to extend your life.

Websites and Podcasts

SLOWW:

Slow Down to Awaken the Art of Living

//www.sloww.co/

The Good life Project: 

Discover powerful stories, conversations, resources and community to help you find and live your best life now!

https://www.goodlifeproject.com/

Greater Good Berkeley: 

Science-based Insights for a Meaningful Life

https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/

The Happiness Lab: 

You might think more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations would make you happy. You’re dead wrong. In "The Happiness Lab" podcast, Yale professor Dr Laurie Santos will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will forever alter the way you think about happiness. 

https://www.happinesslab.fm/

 

 

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