Give and Live Long

Give and Live Long

The health benefits of altruism are many, but mostly giving can mean a happier and healthier life.

Nudging Niceness: The cues which make us give

Six psychology principles which can help nudge people into charitable giving

The Secret to Longevity - It's About Character, Not Just Calisthenics

Results from 80 years of research on personality & health

Always Ask for Directions

The destination is always an experience, never a set of map coordinates.

Depression Day, June 6, 2014

Frustration Followed By Anger Becomes Depression

Viral Values: How do Personal Values Affect Behavior?

Purchases based on core values are shared more often.

How to Love: A 5-Part Action Plan

Falling in love is passive. How loving you are depends on what you are giving.

What Kinds of Support Are Most Supportive?

Studies show that our first instincts may be our worst.

The myth of animal altruism

Progressives project ideology onto animals because it feels good.

Can Compassion, Altruism, and Selflessness Really Exist?

Sometimes altruism is in the service of narcissism. Is that OK?

The Best Kept Secret to Happiness & Health: Compassion

How compassion is the best kept secret to being happy, healthy, wealthy and wise

Can Your Job Kill You? Career Success and Longevity

Maybe hard work is the key to a long life.

Lovingkindness Practice

Lovingkindness meditation evokes goodwill toward all beings, including yourself.

What Is the One Essential Key to Long Life?

Excessive optimism does not pave the path to longevity.

The commons comes to life on the Internet

Future generations may collaborate more and spend less

Becoming Single Again: People Who Are Kind to Themselves Do It Better

The triumph of compassion over self-flagellation

Empathy on Empty

Lack of empathy seems to be a worldwide phenomenon

Generosity - What’s in it for you?

How generosity helps you live longer and better lives