Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do. : Oscar Wilde

Friday, July 22, 2011

Martin Seligman: Write 3 Good Things Every Day

Dr Martin Seligman may be the leading proponent of positive psychology. His advice is to take a few minutes near the end of each day to write a list of the three positive things that have happened to you that day. There's experimental evidence to show that this one practice alone will permanently enhance your mood.

For a longer exploration of his ideas and how he would like to see societies evolve here's a good talk he gave at the RSA.