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The Inside Job: How Happy Happens

Joy begets joy. You probably know at least a few people who are eternal, effervescent bundles of bliss: no matter how tiring or challenging their day, they just exude happiness. And whenever they enter a room, every person inside it lights up like a holiday tree, catching some of their pleasure, if only momentarily. Ever […]

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The 5 Excuses You’re Using to Sabotage Your Happiness

It is easy to sabotage happiness. Most often people do not realize they are even sabotaging their happiness. They just believe that happiness eludes them. But all too frequently if we step back and look at things from a neutral perspective we can see how we sabotage our own happiness.Why don’t we more actively pursue happiness?We think […]

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The Value of Positive Psychology for Health Psychology

Did you know that how you think can actually affect your health? Pretty amazing, huh? That is one of the larger findings from the field of positive psychology. For example, those with a more optimistic perspective live longer, can recover from illness faster, and are more likely to engage in positive health behaviors (exercising, not smoking, etc…). This research […]

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