Helpful Resources

 

Finding Purpose/Happiness Resources

Authentic Happiness – University of Pennsylvania https://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu

Laura Carstensen: Older people are happier … – TED.com https://www.ted.com/talks/laura_carstensen_older_people_are_happier?…en

Victor Frankl’s Man’s Search For Meaning – free on the internet

Atul Gawande: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Oliver Sacks – “My Own Life: On Learning He Has Terminal Cancer” The New York Times http://nyti.ms/1AVTP3H   Feb 19, 2015

Martin Seligman – The New Era of Positive Psychology TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/martin_seligman_on_the_state_of_psychology#t-8678

Martin Seligman – Flourish (2011)

University of Minnesota’s Live a Purposeful Life link: http://www.takingcharge.csh.umn.edu/enhance-your-wellbeing/purpose/life-purpose/live-purposeful-life

Robert Waldinger: What Makes a Good Life — Harvard – Human connections and quality. TED Talk  https://www.ted.com/talks/robert_waldinger_what_makes_a_good_life_lessons_from_the_longest_study_on_happiness?language=en

Scholarly Resources – see Research page