During Christmas, I am going to rewatch some videos on positive psychology that I have found particularly inspiring. Here are 7 of the best.
Smile and the whole world will smile with you.
A gentle love story about smiling, validation, emotional contagion and if you look carefully toward the end, the effect of networks on happiness.
Everyone gets an A
Ben Zander speaking at TED
Martin Seligman speaking at TED
Kay Jamison on exuberance
My stroke of insight
Moving yet inspirational talk by, Jill Bolte Taylor, neuroscientist, talking about her own stroke at TED
J.K. Rowling delivering the commencement address at Harvard
And continuing here. Author of Harry Potter books talking about sticking to her passsion and the responsibilities of Harvard graduates.
Starting close in
Dr Rao speaking at Googletalk
Have a good Christmas and a joyful and unexpectedly prosperous 2009!