THIS WEEK ON GREATER GOOD
January 25, 2017
How writers, philosophers, and everyday people think about pursuing meaning in life. Read More >
At a time when "empathy" is more controversial than ever, a researcher explains what it is, what it isn't, and when it fosters kindness and compassion. Read More >
Deadline Next Week: Summer Institute for Educators
TWO SESSIONS: June 25-30 OR July 16-21
LOCATION: UC Berkeley
DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 1, 2017
Our five-day GGSC Summer Institute for Educators helps education professionals better understand the science of prosocial human development--and apply it to create classrooms and schools in which both students and adults thrive!
The Science of Burnout: What Is It & How to Avoid It
DATE: April 29, 2017
LOCATION: UC Berkeley
GGSC Science Director Emiliana Simon-Thomas leads this all-day workshop, where attendees will explore the characteristics of burnout, its negative consequences, and the factors that make it more or less likely. The day will also offer practical approaches to boosting resilience and guarding against burnout.
Featuring presentations by celebrated compassion teacher Joan Halifax, burnout expert Christina Maslach, and UCLA psychiatrist Elizabeth Bromley.
6 CEs for Health Professionals.
|The GGSC Is Hiring for Three New Positions!|
Seeking Parenting Director, Producer & Writing Fellow The Greater Good Science Center is growing in 2017. If you're looking for a career packed with purpose, consider joining our team!
Our Parenting Program Director
will lead a new initiative at the GGSC supporting the well-being of parents and their children.. We are looking for candidates who possess a Ph.D. or equivalent experience.
Our new Multimedia Producer
will join the Greater Good editorial team, producing science-based content for our website, including videos, podcasts, quizzes, and more.
And our new Research/Writing Fellow will help us report on key findings from the science of generosity, gratitude, and more.
Please apply through the UC Berkeley Jobs website. We cannot accept applications directly.
Greater Good in Action: Practice of the Week
Put an end to half-baked, ineffective apologies. This exercise from Greater Good in Action lays out the four steps to making a sincere apology. Try It >