Emotional health can lead to success in work, relationships and health. In the past, researchers believed that success made people happy. Newer research reveals that it’s the other way around. Happy people are more likely to work toward goals, find the resources they need and attract others with their energy and optimism — key building blocks of success.
Adapted from Review of research challenges assumption that success makes people happy.
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A collection of articles, tips sheets and links to research to better understand psychotherapy, how it works and how you can get started.
Hugs really do make you feel better
October 3, 2018, CNN
In search of meaning
October 2018, Monitor on Psychology
Why you can look forward to being happier in old age
September 6, 2018, TIME