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.
What You Can Do
Turning Lemons into Lemonade: Hardiness Helps People Turn Stressful Circumstances into Opportunities
Research shows hardiness is the key to the resiliency for not only surviving, but also thriving, under stress. Hardiness enhances performance, leadership, conduct, stamina, mood and both physical and mental health.
The Road to Resilience
Learn how to develop and use a personal strategy for enhancing resilience despite challenging life experiences.
Communication tips for parents
Parenting is hard work, but there are things you can do to maintain a good connection with your children and keep the lines of communication open.
Happiness 'dips in midlife in the affluent West'
November 5, 2014, BBC News
Important reasons to start making time for silence, rest and solitude
November 3, 2014, Huffington Post
Emotions linger after forgotten events in Alzheimer's patients
October 12, 2014, NPR
Why relationships are crucial to your health and happiness
October 9, 2014, U.S. News & World Report
Ways to be a happier person
September 28, 2014, Time.com
Monitor on Psychology Articles
Why we cry
Emotions are top obstacle to weight loss, poll finds
Changing our brains, changing ourselves
Coal miners' dilemma
Was 'Little Albert' ill during the famed conditioning study?