Posts Tagged ‘well-being’

Why we are building a well-being university

Posted: October 22, 2015 at 5:23 pm, Last Updated: October 22, 2015 at 5:24 pm

By Kathleen deLaski, via The Washington Post My father spent his life openly searching for meaning. He served as deacon of our Presbyterian Church, followed an Indian guru through the ’80s and ’90s, and channeled with seers to get in touch with his past lives. The bookshelves of my childhood held the mysteries of the […]

A well-being university

Posted: October 9, 2014 at 8:30 am, Last Updated: October 6, 2014 at 8:42 pm

I’ve learned from my wife, from Prof. Nance Lucas, and from other colleagues at our Center for the Advancement of Well-Being that using one’s strengths is critical for one’s well-being.  Not surprisingly, when we put our strengths to work we feel fulfilled and have more fun, we increase our chances of success at whatever it is we do,  and we enhance […]