Is there a secret to happiness?

We’ve all wanted to know the secrets behind how to be happy. It feels like something that can be difficult to achieve these days. We may not have all the answers, but here is some science, psychology, and a little philosophy to help us get closer to living our happiest lives.

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The Surprising Science of Happiness

22 minutes

[ Business ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

In today's featured TED Talk, Dan Gilbert looks at the science of happiness and give us an insight we might use every day to create our own sense of joy, even when outcomes don't go our way. Take a look!
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Welcome to a Happier, Less Stressed You!

12 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Did you know that in five to ten minutes a day you can improve the way your brain process the world around you? This simple technique is a great way to help reduce your stress and increase your happiness. Give it a try!
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Secrets to the “Happiness Advantage” at Work

18 minutes

[ Business ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Want to be happier at work? Solid science predicts we actually control 90% of our happiness and only 10% is related to our circumstances! Today, Shawn Anchor tells us how to nurture the "happiness advantage" in our work and home. Amazing!
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You’re Probably an Optimist, You Just Might Not Know It Yet

6 minutes

[ Education Enrichment ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

It turns out that optimism is hard-wired into our brains, but is this actually a good thing? What does it help us accomplish?
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Retrain Your Brain: Mindfulness

9 minutes

[ Happiness & Hope ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Sometimes our own thoughts can lead us into a deep, dark, and endless pit. Thankfully, there just so happens to be an easily learned way to lighten it up a bit! Today we learn about Mindfulness and all it can do to help us dig our way out.
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Is Happiness Truly Our End Goal?

14 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Most of us are running around looking to hold on to this thing called happiness, but these seem to be fleeting moments. Should we be focusing on something else instead? Listen to writer Emily Esfahani Smith's eye opening insight in her TED Talk!
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Bolster Your Immunity to Fear!

10 minutes

[ Education Enrichment ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Did you know fear is contagious? Here are some simple ways you can avoid contagious fear while building a more positive world around you!
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The Key to the Search for Happiness

17 minutes

[ Happiness & Hope ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

In our quest for happiness, could we be starting from the wrong place. Today's EWC thought leaders takes us through a way of thinking that might be the key to happiness! See what you think!
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Making Gratitude a Habit!

8 minutes

[ Culture ]

By Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

Can making gratitude a habit help us lead happier lives? Here's an experiment in gratitude from SoulPancake to give us a little perspective!
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