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What Can I Do to Help a Student Graduate, Starting Today?

Just imagine a community in which all students graduate from high school and get a good job. Then consider one thing you could do to make it happen…and then do it.

On January 24th, 2015, posted in: education, Happiness, Motivation, Parenting by

Rethinking Resolutions: One for Me and One for We

As you consider who you can be in 2013, do more than think about yourself. What if we all got better at making resolutions that we’re actually likely to achieve and that make us feel great in the process? You can both indulge in a personal resolution…

America, You Need Therapy

America, you are in a funk. You need to find one thing that excites you about the future. It can be a reunion with old friends, a sporting event, or some big goal at work. Better yet, pick something that is challenging and really meaningful. Remember h…

On January 24th, 2015, posted in: Happiness, Identity, Laughter, Motivation, pessimism, Therapy by

Why Today’s Afterschool Specials Would Be Hope Killers

If fiction follows fact, modern afterschool will reflect the great hope divide between American adults and children.

On January 24th, 2015, posted in: Diet, Dreaming, Parenting, pessimism, Sex, Teamwork, Wisdom by

Where Does Your Hope Come From?

Where does your hope come from? Take this simple test to find out now.

On January 24th, 2015, posted in: Cognition, Creativity, Environment, Happiness, Religion by

Why Your Doctor Should Examine Your Hope

When it comes to their health, hopeful people tend to make good choices.

Looking For Hope

I went looking for hope and found more than I expected.

On January 24th, 2015, posted in: Parenting, Resilience, Self-Help, Sleep, Suicide, Therapy by

Nexting While Walking

Nexting while walking may result in meaningful, hopeful conversations.

On January 24th, 2015, posted in: Dreaming, Happiness, Parenting by

Searching for the Most Hopeful Teacher in America

Hopeful students are more likely to go to school, engage in learning, and make good grades. And we now know where some of…

On August 23rd, 2013, posted in: Uncategorized by

Searching for the Most Hopeful Teacher in America

On August 22nd, 2013, posted in: Uncategorized by