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Virtuous circles

I’m reading the paper Teaching well-being at scale: An intervention study, published last week. Having completed the course The Science of Wellbeing – created and presented by Yale Psychology Professor, Laurie R. Santos on the Coursera.org platform – almost a year ago, I was delighted to receive the news about this study coming out. I …

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Yesterday, as I was walking home, I spotted a garden overflowing with these humble grape hyacinths (picture below). I stopped to savour the moment. They reminded me of the garden in front of my childhood home in rural Romania. Happy memories of the time spent hunting snakes and bugs there flooded my mind. I took …

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Being there

Belonging to a community comes with many blessings. One that I especially treasure is the safe space where emotional difficulties can be shared openly and vulnerably. The transformation the individual and the group undergoes transcends what we experience on our own. Recently, I witnessed someone express their feelings in such a group. I felt strongly …

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