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New Study of 1 Million People: Happiness Makes You Dramatically More Successful

If you’re a busy entrepreneur laser focused on the success of your business, happiness might seem like, if not an afterthought, then at least a secondary concern. It’s tempting to think that once you’ve got your business humming along, then you can turn to emotional well-being. But if that’s how you think, boy do I have …

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FAST COMPANY´S FIFTH-ANNUAL WORLD CHANGING IDEAS AWARD

For the past five years, Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards have honored the businesses and organizations driving change in the world. This year, the entries reflect a range of exceptional work helping to fight the pandemic and to support people during the crisis—and the necessity of rethinking how society emerges from the past year …

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If You Want to Be Happy, Try to Make Someone Else Happy

A new study shows that doing kind things for others is an important path to happiness. When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, he assured Americans of their right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. This idea seems to lead many Americans to chase after new gadgets and hedonistic pleasures. But what …

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How to Create More Humor, Lightness, and Brightness

Three tips on sharing the joy of laughter. “But I’m just not funny!” It’s a common sentiment; maybe you’ve even felt it yourself. It feels so good to help others laugh. Good humor and laugher bring joy. It helps us cope and tap inner resources like resiliency 1 . With the many challenges of the past year, there’s a deep …

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What Gets People to Act: Doom and Gloom or Rainbows and Sunshine?

The negative framing that accompanies “traditional” climate communications risks turning people off, but exclusively positive framing has its own issues. Long story short, we need both. Here are a few tips for choosing the right one. If you’ve been working in sustainability, you might be tired of seeing this story arc repeatedly applied like a …

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How optimism helps you achieve goals with less stress

How Optimism Helps You Achieve Goals With Less Stress

A new study finds that optimistic students are more likely to succeed. When you hear the word optimism, what comes to mind? Does it resonate as a tried-and-true life practice? Or perhaps it sounds too Pollyanna-ish for your taste? A new study provides evidence that cultivating optimism might be worthwhile. According to the paper, which was …

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