Ron Gutman at TED2011The Hidden Power of Smiling
Elizabeth Gilbert, "Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear"
Shauna Niequist, "Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living"
Mary Oliver reading Wild Geese
Want to be happy? Be grateful. by David Steindl-Rast
Shawn Achor, "The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work"
Sharon Salzberg, "Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection"
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream
Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
Good genes are nice, but joy is better: Harvard study, almost 80 years old, has proved that embracing community helps us live longer, and be happier
Dan Buettner, The Blue Zones, Second Edition: 9 Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest
Pema Chodron, Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living
Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali
Marie Kondō, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
The Minimalists: http://theminimalists.com
Ellen and Ellie Get Organized with Marie Kondo
Martin Seligman, Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well Being
Sonja Lyubomirsky, The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want
Dan Buettner, "Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way"
Gordon Matthews, "What Makes Life Worth Living?: How Japanese and Americans Make Sense of Their Worlds"
Amy Cuddy, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges"
Amy Cuddy at TEDGlobal 2012, Your body language may shape who you are
Inside the debate about power posing: a Q & A with Amy Cuddy
Brené Brown "Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Doing well by doing good. The relationship between formal volunteering and self-reported health and happiness from social science and medicine
A Summer's Day read by Mary Oliver
Cal Newport, "Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World"
Yuna L. Ferguson, Kennon M. Sheldon, Trying to be happier really can work: Two experimental studies. The Journal of Positive Psychology.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
Eva Selhub and Alan Logan, "Your Brain On Nature: The Science of Nature's Influence on Your Health, Happiness and Vitality"
Bum Jin Park, Yuko Tsunetsugu, Tamami Kasetani, Takahide Kagawa, and Yoshifumi Miyazaki, The physiological effects of Shinrin-yoku (taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing): evidence from field experiments in 24 forests across Japan
Jeffrey M. Craig, Alan C. Logan and Susan L. Prescott, Natural environments, nature relatedness and the ecological theater: connecting satellites and sequencing to shinrin-yoku
Piero Ferrucci, The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life
Loving-Kindness Meditation practice associated with longer telomeres in women.
The effect of loving-kindness meditation on positive emotions: a meta-analytic review.