Self-Help is not Self-ish

One of my favorite researchers has done it again. Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener renowned author of many books in the field of positive psychology published some great research on giving to charity and increased personal happiness. The link to the actual study can be found at: http://www.hbs.edu/research/pdf/11-038.pdf The research compared people in a rich and a...
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Marshmallows Predict Success in Life

It may be a holiday in the U.S. today, but one of the leading researchers in Positive Psychology combined a bit of holiday in Hawaii with a bit of work by posting the following article.  I remember the first time I read this work.  Being a sugar addict from birth, I had negative thoughts of...
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How Funny Saves Marriages

Thank You to Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener for the following article. At a recent family gathering my wife wore a T-shirt that read “I moved a heavy piece of furniture, ask me how!” And when my large brother-in-law asked her “how” she recruited him to move the furniture! My wife is, as you might have guessed,...
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