The Four Keys to Well-Being
Article by Richard J. Davidson (2016)
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By | 2019-04-30T23:34:15+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Flourishing, Giving, Purpose, Research|

What is the Science? “Well-being is a skill.” Such is the conclusion of neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson. Davidson’s claim is based on his scientific research into the plasticity of certain neural circuits associated with well-being. According to the research, by practicing the following four “skills,” neural circuits can be strengthened, providing “enduring change [...]

How to Help Kids Learn to Love Giving
Article by Jason Marsh (2010)
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By | 2019-04-30T23:53:34+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Giving, Research|

What is the Science? Research suggests that generosity can be demonstrably cultivated in children from an early age. In his article, Jason Marsh offers five science-based strategies for helping adolescents and children conceptualize and enjoy giving. Marsh suggests that adults can develop the virtue of generosity in children by: Being a role model—and [...]