Below please find selected articles published in various press outlets. For a complete list of articles, please see the blog.

O maior segredo guardado pelos casais bem-sucedidos

Written by Emma Seppala, Ph.D.
De acordo com Adam Grant, o mais popular e mais jovem professor titular da Wharton School [escola de administração de empresas da Universidade da Pensilvânia] e autor de “Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success”, as pessoas se enquadram em uma de três categorias distintas: doadoras, trocadoras e tomadoras… Read Post

10 (Science-Based) Reasons Why Compassion Is Hot

Written by Emma Seppala, Ph.D.
Science suggests that compassion may well be the most important thing in your life.
An interesting Buddhist myth compares lunch in heaven to lunch in hell. Both places have the same set-up: large dining tables filled with delicious food. However, the forks are… Read Post

5 Ways to Do Good and Feel Good — Fast, Free and From Your Desk

Written by Emma Seppala, Ph.D.
Science tells us compassion is good for our health, and we know that helping others makes us feel good, but sometimes it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day. There is so much to do, can I possibly find… Read Post

Compassion Behind Bars

Written by Emma Seppala, Ph.D. and Maaheem Akhtar
A few weeks ago, an unprecedented letter arrived at our office at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University. Read Post

Compassion In Business Benefits Employers And Employees, Workplace Stress Research Shows

By Emma Seppala, Greater Good Science Center
Managers often mistakenly think that putting pressure on employees will increase performance. What it does increase is stress—and research has shown that high levels of stress carry a number of costs to employers and employees alike. Read Post

Why Compassion in Business Makes Sense

Written by Emma Seppala, Ph.D.
Managers often mistakenly think that putting pressure on employees will increase performance. What it does increase is stress — and research has shown that high levels of stress carry a number of costs to employers and employees alike. Read Post

Les secrets de longévité des couples

Written by Emma Seppala, Ph.D.
Selon Adam Grant, le plus jeune professeur titulaire de l’université Wharton et auteur de Donnant donnant : quand générosité et entreprise font bon ménage (à paraître le 29 novembre en France). Read Post

Find Your Avatar

A few years ago, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was giving a public talk in New York’s Central Park and, like thousands of others, I woke before dawn and rushed to be there at 5 a.m. to get a good seat for the 10 a.m. event… Read Post

 

Shift Your Body, Change Your Mind

At the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, we have been working for the last year to find ways to help our veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan… Read Post

 

Indulging the Totally Selfish Joys of Selfless Giving

Though economists and grumps have long argued to the contrary, many spiritual traditions teach us that, at our core, we are loving, generous, and kind. Recent research confirms this idea… Read Post

 

Your Soul Needs Playtime

A few years ago, when I was teaching an undergraduate seminar at Stanford on the psychology of happiness, I had the students put away their books and push their chairs to the side to play a game… Read Post

 

The Case for Yogic Breathing

The mind has a terrible time telling itself what to do. Fortunately, science is catching up with yogic breathing wisdom… Read Post

 

Self Compassion: How to Value Yourself

Strive for more, work even harder, aim to be the best! We live in a society that regularly sends us such messages. Meanwhile, most of us don’t stop to consider whether our goals are possible or whether they would even bring us lasting happiness… Read Post

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