Positive Psychology Tools

Happiness 101 (video, 1 hour, 8 minutes)

A PBS video with Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D., whose happiness course was the most popular course in the history of Harvard University

The 3 Happiness Myths (video, 4:02)

Russ Harris, Ph.D.

Can I increase my happiness? (video, 6:57)
20/20 Episode with Sonja Lyubomirsky, Author of The How of Happiness


How happy are you?
Take the Subject Happiness Scale

“What happiness activities will benefit you the most.”
Jonathan Haidt, Ph.D., author of The Happiness Hypothesis

Take the Positivity Self-Test and discover the benefits of positive emotions.
Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D.

Steps to increasing happiness
Jonathan Haidt, Ph.D., author of the Happiness Hypothesis

Discover your strengths
Authentic Happiness, University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center

Interesting happiness facts from around the world
World Database of Happiness: An archive of research findings on subjective enjoyment of life

7 happiness habits backed by science
Project Happiness

Science based articles on happiness
Greater Good Science Center, UC-Berkeley

Train yourself for happiness with this happiness app

What you may not know about happiness
Sonja Lyubomirsky, Author of The How of Happiness