Science of Happiness

Happiness and well-being in Positive Psychology. What is the science of happiness? How can you improve your well-being? Read more here!

6 Benefits of Happiness According to the Research

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There are very few people who would say they wouldn’t like to be happier, and it’s easy to see why. The feeling of happiness is a wonderful experience, emotionally and mentally, and it makes sense that we’d want to create more of that in our lives. An entire industry has […]

How to Measure Happiness With Tests and Surveys (+ Quizzes)

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Happiness continues to gain more and more attention as topics such as well-being and mental health become more popular. Companies all over the globe have started investing in workshops and learning sessions to help their employees become happier. Despite its increasing popularity, we still often find ourselves asking “what exactly […]

Happiness at Work: 10 Tips for How to be Happy at Work

The Science behind happiness at work

How often do you consider quitting your job and feel that you are not getting paid enough for the dedication and service you offer your organization? Happiness and satisfaction are subjective concepts - while for some of us monetary benefits can be equated with job satisfaction, some might strive for […]

What is Positive Psychology & Why is It Important?

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If you’ve been hearing the term “positive psychology” thrown around a lot, but you’re not quite sure what it is, you’ve come to the right place! There are some common misconceptions about positive psychology, both about what it is and what it is not. To clear up some of these […]

13 Most Popular Gratitude Exercises & Activities

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We usually show our gratitude to others when we feel indebted to them, when we have benefitted from their actions, and when we want to make our feelings towards them known. Showing gratitude is sometimes a required or expected thing, but at other times, a spontaneous “thank you” to someone […]

The 34 Best TED Talks And Videos on The Power of Gratitude

The 20 Best Ted Talks And Videos on The Power of Gratitude

Here at the PositivePsychology.com, we have recently been discussing the power of gratitude from a variety of angles. Whether you have been following along all month or this is the first article you are reading, we hope these videos will help drive home the idea that feeling gratitude can be […]

How "Hope" Can Keep You Happy If You Do It Right

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Hope can strengthen and support happiness. The Dalai Lama summed up this idea nicely when he said: “The very purpose of our life is happiness, which is sustained by hope. We have no guarantee about the future, but we exist in the hope of something better. Hope means keeping going, thinking, […]