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Is seeking happiness directly likely to increase or decrease your chances of enjoying happiness? Is happiness a destination or a journey to be enjoyed along the way? These important questions have frequently been discussed within the happiness and positive psychology world; but this fascinating article referring to...

via Mashable by Aaron Orendorff It’s common wisdom. Near gospel really, and not just among young people and founders. Across generational lines, sentiments like those from Steve Jobs’ 2005 commencement at Stanford have been engraved into our collective consciousness: “The only way to do great work is to...

Enjoying positive experiences can boost happiness. Planning and enjoying positive experiences can also counter depression! Check out this summary of some fabulous research focusing on how "daily uplifts" help overcome depression and enhance happiness...

by Dr. Happy (aka Dr. Tim Sharp) Over the many years I've been involved in the world of psychology and self-help or self-development, I've seen many interesting trends and fashions - some more valid and helpful than others! In the last year or so, there's been strong...

via OneGreenPlanet.org by Jill Lavigne It’s no secret that material goods have begun to overtake people’s lives. These days, the majority of people seem to be more concerned about their new gadgets and toys than anything else. The mentality that things will bring happiness to our...