Articles by Senia Maymin and Kathryn Britton
TODAY, March 20, is International Happiness Day.
What does that mean?
You can watch 19 happiness and research-related videos for free. Today is the day for the vitual miniconference of interviews and presentations by speakers who …
This is another PPND tradition: to collect suggestions from authors about ways to start the New Year. Our authors have written about building habits, starting rituals, starting small and building on, goals, satisficing, moving to action quickly, and other approaches to making year-round healthy changes stick.
We’ve had a tradition for several years now of presenting ideas for gifts for the holiday season. We’re a little late this year, but many of our gift ideas don’t require anything more than a card or piece of paper to make a promise. Besides, gift ideas are useful around the year for birthdays and other celebrations.
For this last in our holiday season series, we asked our authors and friends the following question: “What research-based advice do you have for the new year? Tips to keep in mind? Or tips that you learned from research that you yourself apply? Here’s what we heard back.
P is for Positive Emotion, E is for Engagement, R is for Relationships, M is for Meaning, and A is for Accomplishment. Using Martin Seligman’s alphabet of well-being, we bring you a set of ideas from our authors for flourishing during the holidays and beyond.
Looking for gift ideas for this holiday season? We asked authors and friends to share gift ideas, not just of books as we’ve provided in earlier years, but also of movies and music and experiences.
Christopher Peterson died yesterday. We’ve been touched by the shock wave going through the world-wide community surrounding his generous and productive life. Resilient people get comfort by remembering. So let’s share our memories to keep the picture of Chris vivid in our minds.
This is the 1,000th article published on Positive Psychology News Daily.
Here we express our thanks to authors, researchers, twitterers, commenters, practitioners — all who have made PPND a vibrant exchange for more than 5 years. We celebrate this occasion with 2 drawings for books by PPND authors.
Celebrating the 5th anniversary of Positive Psychology News Daily, with numbers, notes, and authors’ choices of articles that are still fresh and relevant.
To celebrate the beginning of 2012, we asked our PPND authors what they’d like to share with you. For most of the following suggestions, there is also a a link to an earlier PPND article that connects a story to research. Happy New Year!