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If the idea that practicing virtues like gratitude can make us happy sounds more spiritual than scientific, you may be surprised to learn that the Positive Psychology Movement has some hard research to back up this claim. The best-known research is described in the book Authentic Happiness, by Martin Seligman of the University of Pennsylvania.
Thanksgiving provides the perfect opportunity to illustrate one of the central themes of my books – that our emotions are sensations that tell us about the presence or absence of virtues in our lives. In The Secret of Emotions, I present a list of words. Here are just a few of them: Enthusiasm, Faith, Forgiveness,
With Thanksgiving approaching, I thought now would be a good time to share my dieting secrets. I call this plan the sensational diet because instead of focusing on the kind of foods you are allowed to eat, it focuses on the kinds of sensations that eating food generates. You don’t have to be a hedonist