Happiness

Compassion meditation: Bringing together Self & Other

Monday, December 19, 2016
Compassion meditation research

The holiday season raises interesting questions for our self-interest and sense of “self”. Between numerous social events, obligatory family gatherings, and an overall orientation towards charity, the “season…

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Connection vs loneliness: the role of meditation

Monday, December 23, 2013
The revelation

As the year ends with the festive season, as work grinds to a halt, families re-unite and all the focus is on togetherness, for many people this is…

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On positive psychology, pain, and happiness: Happier Human’s Amit Amin

Thursday, November 28, 2013
Living With Alzheimers

Earlier this month I posted about  research linking meditation and happiness. Browsing through the material I came upon Happier Human, a company devoted to spreading the message of…

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The link between happiness and meditation

Thursday, November 14, 2013
starfish with ocean

The world’s most famous Happiness expert on meditation Shawn Achor is arguably the world’s most famous expert on “happiness”.  With 12 years spent researching the subject at Harvard…

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