The Power of Positive Emotions

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. 
-Guillaume Apollinaire 

 

The arts are filled with tales of happiness; composers, poets, artists, dancers, song-writers and story-tellers have been capturing the nuances of this positive emotion since the very dawn of our species. But what have the sciences had to say on the topic? 

 

The scientific study of the positive aspects of the human experience has...

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We must find the time to enjoy our connections

The best solutions will be found through loving thoughts and perhaps a good cup of coffee.
- Jen Vondenbrink

 

Sometimes even the finest translators come up against words that defy translation. While we try our best, some translations can never quite match the significance and sentiment captured by a foreign culture. For instance, Google translate will tell you quite succinctly that fika is the Swedish translation of ‘have coffee’, but in truth this little four-letter word...

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