Videos on Optimism
What is Optimism and why should I care?
Enormous amount of scientific research shows Optimism matters
We all have a tendency toward pessimism.
You can reduce pessimism.
Achor, S. (2012) Positive Intelligence. Harvard Business Review.
Carver, C. S., & Scheier, M. F. (2014). Dispositional optimism. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18(6), 293-299.
Macan, T. (2016). Optimism and Pessimism. Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Rasmussen, H. N., Scheier, M. F., & Greenhouse, J.B. (2009). Optimism and Physical Health: A Meta-analytic Review. The Society of Behavioral Medicine. Published online: 27 August 2009
Achor, S. (2013). Before Happiness.
Kramer, C. (2006). Change the Way you See Everything.
Dweck, C. S. (2006). Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.
Duckworth, A. (2016). Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.
Seligman, M. E. P. (2013). Flourish: A visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being.
Shawn Achor on Happiness (12:20 mins.)
Martin Seligman on the State of Psychology (21:08 mins.)
Hobson, K. (2017). A Brighter Outlook Could Translate to a Better Life. (NPR)
Authentic Happiness Website – University of Pennsylvania