meaning Tag

via PickTheBrain by Jesse Fernandez “Happiness is a state of activity.” Aristotle You know that feeling you get of having sporadic moods circulating throughout the day but usually the darker and grayer emotions have a tendency to consume you the most? I am talking about the sad,...

via Business Insider by Shana Lebowitz Nearly two decades ago, Yale School of Management professor Amy Wrzesniewskiand colleagues conducted a now well-known study on how people find meaning in their work. The study, which Wrzesniewski described in a recent talk at Google, focused on a cleaning crew...

via the Huffington Post by Fauzia Burke We do our best work, when we love what we do. As the owner of a online marketing and publicity firm that helps authors promote their books and brands, I've had a lifelong love affair with books. Helping authors...

by Daisy Grewal via Fulfillment Daily The Challenge: We caught up in the chase of happiness – but what truly brings us joy? The Science: Happiness and meaningfulness do overlap, but this obsession with happiness can lead to emptiness or a life that lacks meaning. Good relationships...

There's a constant debate within Positive Psychology about whether real happiness comes more from pleasure of meaning and purpose.  But there's really no doubt, as far as I'm concerned, that it comes from both!  This great article focuses on the meaningful contributors to happiness and living a...

Although, here at The Happiness Institute, we (not surprisingly) believe happiness at work is important, we also support the opinions expressed in this article that finding meaning at work is just as important.  So as many of you start your working week this Monday morning, give...

A Stanford research project explored the key differences between lives of happiness and meaningfulness. While the two are similar, dramatic differences exist – and one should not underestimate the power of meaningfulness. "The quest for meaning is a key part of what makes us human,"...