The Positive Psychology Podcast
Kristen Truempy, a researcher from University of East London’s MAPP (Master of Applied Positive Psychology) program is doing a series of podcasts on positive psychology. Positive psychology is often misunderstood as a branch of new age positive thinking, and Kristen’s podcasts are a great introduction to the science of positive psychology to help understand the […]
Ted Talk of the Week: Malcolm Gladwell: Choice Happiness and Spaghetti Sauce
“Tipping Point” author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry’s pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce — and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness.
Ted Talk of the Week: Martin Segliman: The New Era of Positive Psychology
Martin Seligman talks about psychology — as a field of study and as it works one-on-one with each patient and each practitioner. As it moves beyond a focus on disease, what can modern psychology help us to become?
Are enterprise social networks (ESNs) a force for good or evil?
We’re going to be hosting a table talk at the SMiLE London event on 25th September in London. We’ll be discussing whether or not ESNs are a force for good or evil and exploring the psychological and people impacts of using ESNs. Why are we interested in this area? Social media is becoming an […]
Neil Pasricha: The 3 A’s of awesome
Neil Pasricha’s blog ‘1000 Awesome Things’ savors life’s simple pleasures, from free refills to clean sheets. In this heartfelt and inspiring talk, he reveals the 3 secrets (all starting with A) to leading a life that’s truly awesome. Read Neil’s blog, 1000 Awesome Things, for a happiness boost today! Find more inspiration at www.ted.com
Have you been good this year?
A job like no other Every year during the weeks leading up to Christmas, my siblings and I would be tasked with a job like no other. My parents were determined to raise us to be hard working, grounded people, and so we were very used to completing an array of little jobs around the […]