"Happiness" Blogs & Blog Posts

Freedom and FlourishingFreedom and Flourishing

This blog explores links between freedom (liberty) and human flourishing

 
Knowledge and WisdomKnowledge and Wisdom

This blog provides a secret map that takes you right to the heart of you ow...

 
Thought MedicineThought Medicine

Exploring the Power of Mind from Science to Spirituality

 
Three Beautiful ThingsThree Beautiful Things

Every day I write about three things that have amused or delighted me.

 


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At the start of the year people make new goals for themselves, often those are about improving one’s life. This year instead of focusing on happiness as a goal you should consider thinking longer-term and think about satisfaction. Recent resear...

I’m attempting to force myself to write in my blog every day. I’ve gotten SO BAD at keeping up these past several years and someday I’ll be dead and then what? I’ll be gone but hopefully not forgotten. Today’s prompt(s):...

I have blogged previously about the 4 major goals of life: Happiness (H), Success (S), Meaning (M) and Morality/Virtue (V). Each goal is important in itself and a healthy human being constantly balances all four goals for optimal outcome. Some pe...

Cities where people cycle regularly are happier than cities in which cycling is rare. The evidence continues to mount that building good cycling infrastructure will improve the life of everybody in a city – regardless if they ride or not. Urban...

Hey friends! Happy Friday. It’s pushing 1am here but I just had to write. I haven’t written in awhile (blah!) but I’ve wanted to. Here’s the curveball though – I’m not going to apologize for that. You see, the othe...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Rs1B8V4vx0 When Yale psych professor Laurie Santos offered a course in how to be happy -- based on the latest peer-reviewed science -- she hoped that a reasonable number of students would sign up (after all, the li...

Would we be more happy if we pursued happiness vigorously? Or would we be more happier if we let life flow as it happens and enjoy the journey rather than focusing on a destination where we would be happy? From an abundance of positive psychology res...