happiness http://nhpr.org en How To Find Fulfilling Work http://nhpr.org/post/how-find-fulfilling-work <p>Is there an adult out there who has not, in a moment of fatigue, insomnia, or on a particularly hard day at work, looked around at their life and asked, “Is this it? Is this what I want my life to be?”&nbsp; Even people who have plenty of money and status and work in their industry of choice may find themselves fantasizing about a job that engages their spirit. A new book from the <a href="http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/products/?cat=5"><em>School of Life</em> </a>series sets out a practical guide to negotiating the myriad choices, overcoming the fear of change, and finding a career that has meaning. <strong>Roman Krznaric </strong>is a founding member of the school of life. He advises organizations from Oxfam to the UN on using empathy and conversation to create social change. He spoke to us from Oxford, England to talk about his new book <a href="http://www.romankrznaric.com/how-to-find-fulfilling-work"><em>How to Find Fulfilling Work</em></a>. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:05:42 +0000 Virginia Prescott 28490 at http://nhpr.org How To Find Fulfilling Work Making Ourselves Happier http://nhpr.org/post/making-ourselves-happier <p>What makes you happier? This simple question lies at the heart of <a href="http://www.nhpr.org/post/space-weather-could-be-coming-forecast-near-you" target="_blank">a new app called “Happier”</a> – a social media community and iPhone app which collects and shares the little actions, moments and gesture that brighten their day. The app was developed with the idea that the key to happiness is focusing on the positive and plenty of people have joined so far. We wanted to know – are they any better off? <strong>Nataly Kogan </strong>is co-founder of the Boston-based Happier Inc. and she spoke with us about the app.</p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:17:39 +0000 Virginia Prescott & Taylor Quimby 32345 at http://nhpr.org Making Ourselves Happier The Downside of Happiness http://nhpr.org/post/downside-happiness <p>There's lots of research about things that make us feel good...but is feeling good really good for us?</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:02:03 +0000 Virginia Prescott 7310 at http://nhpr.org The Downside of Happiness