Personal Happiness and Wellbeing, Positive Politics and Government

Peace in an age of Political Warfare: Video Interview with Kristy Arbon

As a professor of political science, I see every day the stress, anger, fear, sadness and shame that people carry regarding the state of our society and our government. Not only is it taking a toll on individuals, but it’s driving people apart. Conflict and hatred seem to rule the day in our political discourse. In this video I ask…

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Positive Politics and Government

6 Reasons (Backed by Science ) to Make Happiness a National Priority

Americans are so used to national goals like economic growth, military dominance, and reducing crime rates that suggesting increased wellbeing or happiness as national goals may seem silly, naïve or just impractical. But a closer look reveals the opposite to be true. Scientific research shows that happiness has a variety of practical benefits that can make a society wealthier, healthier…

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