Happy Organizations, Positive Politics and Government

The Weaving Well-Being Programme: Positive Psychology for Children

By Fiona Forman, co-author of the Weaving Well-being Programme in Dublin, Ireland I’ve had a huge interest in children’s well-being and mental health for as long as I can remember. I think I always had an instinctive understanding, as most teachers do, that it is the foundation of so many other aspects of children’s development. Nurturing and supportive relationships are…

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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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