the true predictor of success?

According to current research one of the top predictors of success is a simple yet often overlooked quality somewhat prosaically called grit. Here Angela Lee Duckworth of the University of Pennsylvania lays out her findings from more than a decade of research in what really decides whether we win or not. And while clearly there is much to credit the …

how meditation shapes your brain

Here is a brilliant short talk by Harvard scientist Sara Lazar on her research into the benefits of just 8 weeks of mindfulness meditation  

the problem with positive thinking

While Barbara Ehrenreich is often knocked as a critic of Positive Psychology I think this short clip sums up the issues with the positive thinking movement & not the views and aims of Positive Psychology.