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How to Find Happiness in Today's World

If less than 20 percent of people are flourishing, what can we do to build more well-being? Check out the latest research and several practical strategies.
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Five "Thank Yous" to Say Each Day

Want to transform the stress of your holidays? Want to boost your well-being? Practice this list of five gratitudes and you'll be on your way.
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Seven Pathways to Thriving

New research reveals key personal enablers of thriving in life. Learn these seven pathways and the ingredients that can help you create them.
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3 Definitions of Mindfulness That Might Surprise You

What to know what is actually meant by the word "mindfulness"? Science provides an answer.
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Teresa of Avila: Mystic, Visionary, or Flourishing Woman?

Learn the top strengths of one of the most popular and influential saints, Teresa of Avila. How might this mystic inspire you to flourish?
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The Strengths of St. Francis

How you might benefit from learning about a cherished and influential figure.
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Love in the Workplace? Yes!

Think that love does not apply in the workplace? Think again.
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A Brand New Way to Understand Social Anxiety

Think you know what social anxiety is? This post proves you do not. You'll see social anxiety in an new, helpful way...actually in 6 new and helpful ways.
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Awe, Happiness, and the Solar Eclipse

Upon seeing the solar eclipse, people are reporting feeling a boost to well-being. Is this coincidental or is it related to the eclipse? The science of character has some answers.
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6 Inner Resources You Didn't Know You Had

Character strengths come in many shapes and sizes. Lost strengths. Happiness strengths. How might you use each category of strengths to make the most of your life?
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Gen Z: A Strong Generation. New Data on Why

New insights and approaches in connecting with Gen Z. You'll want to thank the next Gen Z person you meet.
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You Are Lucky to Have Found Mindfulness

Why are you lucky to have discovered the practice of mindfulness?
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How to Deal with Boring or Mundane Tasks

We know that using character strengths can give a boost to well-being and a leg up on stress, so why not use them for dealing with those in-between moments - the mundane or boring.
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Republican or Democrat, We Are All Stressed Out

As stress levels increase, what are the best strategies? We need new approaches to help cope as challenges arise. That's where strengths come in.
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Having a Religion Doesn't Help You, But Practicing One Does

Religious with a practice? Religious without a practice? No religion? Learn new research on these 3 groups and practical strategies for each.
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Disability and Strengths: We Need Phase 3!

5 practical strategies to move you into Phase 3, helping you take on a character strengths-based mindset.
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5 New, Short Mindfulness Activities

One of the most popular mindfulness activities is referred to as "the mindful pause." Now, there are 5 variations for using this popular practice!
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Rise Up: The Hidden Power of Your Phasic Strengths

How do you rise to the occasion? What strengths are part of "rising up" when we really need to?
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10 New Strategies for Stress Management

Stress management is a popular topic, but can you list off 10 strategies that are research-based? Did you know that your inner capacities can be boosted to help with each one?
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A New Tool for Stress Management in the "New Year"

We all experience stress and this time of year can be particularly challenging for many. Learn a science-based approach to help you become better at stress management.
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Want Your Work to Flourish? Link Strengths and Goals

The number of hours you spend each month at work is more than in any other life domain. But how much of that time is designed to help you flourish? Take the next step.

Don’t Be Grateful on Thanksgiving

This list will either be your survival guide for the holidays or a way to enhance your already-good relationships.
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2 Weight Control Pathways Anyone Can Take

Losing weight is not the battle, keeping it off is. There is no perfect solution for weight control maintenance but one thing is clear— new tools are needed. Try out these two.
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5 Tips for Interacting With a Narcissist

When you know you'll be around a narcissist, or observing one in action, use these strategies to take care of yourself—and grow during the process.
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5 New Humor Exercises to Boost Your Happiness!

Want to learn about 5 new ways to boost your well-being and your strength of humor?
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How to Get Unstuck When You Are Indecisive

Here's a client dialogue centered on strengths work. See what happens when a strength is spotted and is used to manage a problem.
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The Best Thing to Do Before Handling a Problem

What is one easy thing you can do before walking into a difficult situation?
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10 Ways to Reduce Smartphone Mindlessness

Smartphones have their pros and cons. But are we mindful of the cons or are we mindless to what we don't know? Here are 10 tips for managing the cons of too much cell phone use.
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The Weight Management Secret No One Has Told You

There are plenty of external resources to help you lose weight. But have you considered your internal resources?
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Why Grit Is Not the Answer

Is "grit" a virtue?