THIS WEEK ON GREATER GOOD
February 15, 2017
The Science of Good Sex
By Kira M. Newman
What happens in the bedroom is linked to a couple's happiness. But our obsession with quantity might get in the way of what really makes a relationship intimate. Read More >
A 20-year study of consensually non-monogamous adults reveals lessons for anyone who wants to keep love alive. Read More >
Research suggests that spending too little time in nature deprives us of benefits to our health, happiness, and creativity. Read More >
Gratitude helped gratitude researcher Giacomo Bono survive a childhood disease. Now he's trying to understand how to help kids cultivate thankfulness. Read More >
How experiencing adversity may contribute to politically polarized attitudes. Read More >
The Science of Burnout: What Is It & How to Avoid It
|Speaker Joan Halifax (above) and Emiliana Simon-Thomas.|
DATE: April 29, 2017 or via LIVE WEBCAST
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.
|Co-Sponsored by the GGSC: The Foundations of Well-Being|
DATE: Register Anytime
In this guided, step-by-step program, Rick Hanson, Ph.D., shows you how to use the science of positive neuroplasticity to turn ordinary experiences into powerful inner strengths, including kindness toward yourself, insight into others, grit, gratitude, and self-worth.
Use coupon code GREATERGOOD30 through March 15, 2017, for a special rate.
|Introducing GGSC's Gratitude Speakers Bureau|
People who feel grateful are healthier, more optimistic, and less lonely. Inject some gratitude into your organization with a talk or workshop organized through the GGSC's just-launched Gratitude Speakers Bureau. Available speakers include:
Greater Good in Action: Practice of the Week
This exercise from Greater Good in Action
reveals ways that acts of generosity--in yourself or others--can have the most positive effects on happiness. Try It >