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Dancing has been shown to be both a great form of exercise as well as a powerful source of happiness. How great is that? Get fit and have fun at the same time and then finally, enjoy happiness! To read a nice, short story on this...

Martin Seligman, one of America's top academic psychologists and its leading happiness guru, is visiting Australian on a lecture tour sponsored by, of all outfits, the Australian Institute of Management. His thesis - for which he admits he doesn't yet have scientific proof - is...

At the end of 2006, the journal of world economic affairs, The Economist, produced a banner issue on "Happiness and Economics". The lead article unwittingly revealed an Achilles heel of Economics. It has no way of telling the universal needs of human beings from junk...

You can make a big difference in someone's life with very little effort on your part. This is the secret sauce behind the success of the coaching profession. With only an hour every week or so, coaches impact lives and help many experience more happiness...

Do you believe that the role of the state should be to help us live interesting, surprising, memorable lives? To what extent should governments be interested in and play a role in our happiness? The happiness/wellbeing debate is raging hot over in the UK...

Below you'll find links to several articles with information on, and suggestions to overcome stress and to boost, therefore, your happiness and positivity. I hope you find them helpful: If you want happiness at work then beware the effects of stress - click here...

Some organizations have elaborate employee incentive programs, employee bonus programs, and special award programs. Often they come with a budget attached so a manager is able to easily employ them. However, what kinds of happiness or morale boosting can you do if you're a manager...

The founding fathers of the United States declared independence from Great Britain with the memorable phrase "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness". The phrase was inserted by Thomas Jefferson as a departure from Adam Smith's more capitalistic formulation, "life, liberty and the pursuit of...

In recent weeks the following scenario has occured twice, in two very different contexts. I was feeling frustrated with several people who are very important in my life. At the same time, I've found a renewed interest in mindfulness meditation and on reflection, I...

In the midst of training to be a classical ballet dancer, Beth Arciprete Comeau's life took an unusual pirouette. She attended the University of Maryland, College Park, was admitted to its School of Medicine, married, had three daughters, earned a faculty position as assistant professor of...