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Happier Class: 3 Proven Ways to Make Your Classroom Happy
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The Science of Humor and the Humor of Science: A Brilliant 1969 Reflection on Laughter as Self-Defense Against Automation
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The Universe Doesn’t Care About Your ‘Purpose’
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Move Beyond the Problem
Optimism, Hardiness, and Resiliency: A Review of the Literature
Wait: Galway Kinnell’s Beautiful and Life-Giving Poem for a Young Friend Contemplating Suicide
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The Story of The Two Branches of Gratitude
6 Steps to a Happy Monday
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Teaching Grit Cultivates Resilience and Perseverance
Would Basic Income Make Us Happier?
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Nothing Compares to You
Michaela DePrince
3 Inspiring Lessons From the Thai Soccer Team Rescue
Always Happy: How to Savor the Past, Present and Future
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I Made a Big Mistake, Now What? Teaching Children How to Handle Mistakes Well
Givers, Takers, and Matchers: The Surprising Psychology of Success
Finding Links between Vitality and Authenticity
Never Second-Guess Yourself Again

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Why Your Happiness Matters
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Wisdom

creativity
curiosity
love of learning
perspective
multidisciplinary thinking

Courage

bravery
perseverance
honesty
enthusiasm
growth

Humanity

love
kindness
social intelligence
empathy

Justice

social responsibility
teamwork
fairness
leadership
taking initiative

Temperance

forgiveness
humility
prudence
self-control

Transcendence

appreciation of beauty
gratitude
optimism
humor
spirituality

This “Periodic Table of Character Strengths” is an original creation of Let it Ripple, and is based on research by Dr. Martin Seligman and Dr. Christopher Peterson explored in our film The Science of Character. The classification of character strengths and virtues is copyrighted by VIA Institute on Character and is used with permission.

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