Greater Good Science

UC Berkeley's online scientific publication

https://greatergood.berkeley.edu
Greater Good magazine turns scientific research into stories, tips, and tools for a happier life and a more compassionate society. Through articles, videos, quizzes, and podcasts, we bridge the gap between scientific journals and people’s daily lives, particularly for parents, educators, business leaders, and health care professionals.
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Purpose//

Five Childhood Experiences That Lead to a More Purposeful Life

by Greater Good Science
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Well-Being//

Why Trees Can Make You Happier

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

7 Ways to Take Control of Your Life — Even When Things Get Hard

by Greater Good Science
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Well-Being//

What Happens When We Seek Status Instead of Goodness?

by Greater Good Science
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Well-Being//

Does the Warm Glow of Giving Ever Get Old?

by Greater Good Science
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Mindful Screening//


How to Stop Your Smartphone From Hurting Your Health

by Greater Good Science
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Well-Being//

How to Gradually Introduce Kids to the Idea of Forgiveness

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

Five Ways to Talk with Your Kids So They Feel Loved

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

Why You Never Seem to Have Enough Time

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

How to Be More Engaged at Work

by Greater Good Science
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Well-Being//

How Your Arguments Might Change After You Get Married

by Greater Good Science
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Well-Being//

Five Ways Sleep Is Good for Your Relationships

by Greater Good Science
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Well-Being//

How Science Can Help Your Love to Last

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

How to Stop Romantic Comedies from Ruining Your Love Life

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

How to Not Get Overwhelmed by the Little Chores of Life

by Greater Good Science
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Well-Being//

What Type of Kindness Will Make You Happiest?

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

Why We Should Seek Happiness Even in Hard Times

by Greater Good Science
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Well-Being//

When Happiness Exercises Don’t Make You Happier

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

Our Favorite Books of 2018

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

Two Surprising Ways to Make Your Holidays Less Stressful

by Greater Good Science
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Wisdom//

Why Is It So Hard to Be Vulnerable?

by Greater Good Science
Well-Being//

How to Deal with Toxic People at Work

by Greater Good Science
Wisdom//

How to Know if You’ve Married the Wrong Person

by Greater Good Science
Thrive on Campus//

This One Tool Can Increase Students’ Resilience

by Greater Good Science

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