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VIDEO & Research: The Happy Secret to Better Work | The Happiness Advantage: Accomplishment & Gratitude

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The Happy Secret to Better Work Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. But recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that this formula is actually backward: Happiness fuels success, not …

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VIDEO & Research: How will you buy your happiness? | If you think that money can’t buy happiness, you’re just not spending it right

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TEDx speaker Michael Norton offers his advice on buying your happiness. Spend money on experiences: According to Jasper Bergink, commenting on the five principles on happy money, it’s not material goods, but rather, the special moments in our lives that we cherish. No matter what we buy, we adapt to material …

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VIDEO & Research: The happiest days are behind you | The past, not the future, is the source of happiness.

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According to  Jasper Bergink, the common tendency of individuals is to see happiness as something in the future. One of the main reasons why people are unhappy is that they project happiness on goals they haven’t achieved yet. And often, these goals are conflicting. As Biswas-Diener, a happiness researcher and …

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