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Why We Laugh and Why We Should Do It More

Everybody loves a good laugh. Whether we find it at a comedy club, within the slapstick comedic stylings of Tom and Jerry or The Three Stooges, or in a good old-fashioned dorky pun, there’s something out there for everyone to laugh at, even if we can’t always collectively agree on what’s funny. And there’s a lot to love about laughter. A good chuckle can stop…

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Positive Psychology and the Happiness Advantage

Society’s formula for happiness and success is broken. That’s what Shawn Achor – positive psychology researcher, corporate speaker, and bestselling author – states in his book, The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work. In our society, hard work brings success, and success brings happiness. However, judging from other’s experiences – and, perhaps, including your own –…

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