Positive Psychology

Does savoring increase happiness? A daily diary study

Bryant and Veroff (2007 Savoring: A new model of positive experience. Mahwah NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates) have proposed that savoring namely regulating the emotional impact of positive events by one’s cognitive or behavioral responses increases happiness....

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Effects of a yoga-based intervention for young adults on quality of life and perceived stress: The potential mediating roles of mindfulness and self-compassion

The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate the effects of a yoga-based program on quality of life perceived stress mindfulness and self-compassion in young adults. These variables were measured in 33 self-selected participants of a four-month residential yoga intervention before and after the program....

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Video: live coaching demonstation presented with David Peterson PhD

A live coaching demostration conducted by David Peterson, PhD, Director of Executive Coaching and Leadership at Google from the 2010 Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference,

Book Review: What is this Thing called HAPPINESS? by Fred Feldman

A Book Review of What is this Thing called HAPPINESS? by Fred Feldman.

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Book Review: Handbook of adult resilience edited by John W. Reich Alex J. Zautra and John Stuart Hall

A Book Review of Handbook of adult resilience edited by John W. Reich Alex J. Zautra and John Stuart Hall

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The distinctive moral personality of care exemplars

Research examining the characterization of moral excellence has been conducted almost exclusively at the variable level of analysis. Such an approach precludes a consideration of personality composition and, as a result, does not provide a complete understanding of moral exemplarity....

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Feeling grateful to God: A qualitative inquiry

Research on feelings of gratitude to God has not kept pace with research on feelings of gratitude to other people. The purpose of this study was to address this gap in the knowledge base by conducting a series of individual indepth qualitative interviews....

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Parents' subjective sense of calling in childrearing: Measurement development and initial findings

The construct of calling has received substantial recent attention in vocational research....

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Book Review: Designing positive psychology: taking stock and moving forward by K.M. Sheldon T.B. Kashdan and M.F. Steger (Eds.)

A Book Review of Designing Positive Psychology: taking stock and moving forward.

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Book Review: Self control in society mind and brain by R.R. Hassin K.N. Ochsner and Y. Trope

A Book Review of Self control in society mind and brain by R.R. Hassin K.N. Ochsner and Y. Trope.

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