Two Lessons on Emotional Growth 

This animation from School of Life describes the two types of emotional desires we seek, and how they have the power to determine the decisions we make. Read More

  • Nicole Bayes-Fleming

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To Be Happy, Fail and Try Again 

Actor Nick Offerman gave up perfection in favor of "halfway decent": leaning into the mistakes you make in pursuit of a discipline or craft that makes you happy. Read More 

  • Nicole Bayes-Fleming
  • July 12, 2018

Where Joy Hides and How to Find It 

In this TED Talk, author and designer Ingrid Fetell Lee explains how joy can be found anywhere you look — and why it's important you seek it out. Read More 

  • Nicole Bayes-Fleming
  • July 6, 2018

The Happiness Debate 

Scientists are weighing what it really means to be happy—and their findings aren’t so straightforward. Read More 

  • Kelle Walsh
  • June 29, 2018
Daily Practices

How to Find Your Best Possible Self 

Does imagining your future make you more happy—or more anxious? Taking just 15 minutes every day to write down what you want to do in the future can help you realize what's most important to you, and put you on a path to achieving you goals. [Podcast] Read More 

  • Greater Good Science Center
  • May 4, 2018

Quieting Your Inner Critic 

Are you too hard on yourself? Graduate student Steven Czifra spent most of his life behind bars. In this podcast, discover the research-tested practice that helped him quiet his inner critic. Read More 

  • Greater Good Science Center
  • March 29, 2018

SPEcial edition

Mindful Special Edition Get Started With Mindfulness