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Flow with Strengths

When we commit to using our character strengths continuously and in new ways, we engage those strengths in a more authentic and natural...

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The Smart Swarm

Many people feel like they are mismatched in their jobs and with their coworkers—finding themselves in a “crisis of disengagement.” We certainly can’t expect...

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Mindful Emotions

The key to managing negative emotions is to first connect to the emotion. Without judging, shaming, hiding from, lashing out at, or resisting the...

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Reframe Failure

When things don’t go our way, it is seductive to blame people, circumstances and events — to get stuck in the regrets and disappointments. Most...

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Comparanoia

Every culture has its own version of social envy, the “green-eyed monster” that keeps people striving for things they don’t really need because...

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Authentic Motivation

We are born with everything we need to lead fulfilling lives. All twenty-four character strengths can be found in all human beings across the...

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Coaching the Whole Person

Stopping to get gas at a convenience store, I realized many of us are killing ourselves with our choices. The manager of the store,...

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The Neuroscience of Optimism

Things were not easy for my family when I was a child. My parents were good, decent, hard-working people who had been stretched to...