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Student Reaches Out to 'Invisible' Campus Employees

Last year, a business student from Georgetown University gave a friendly nod to the night-shift janitor who was working in his study room. Today, that ...


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Famous Writer on Life's Simple Pleasures

Herman Wouk, the 100-year-old Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Caine Mutiny, recently spoke to The Wall Street Journal about his childhood. Wouk ...


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Employers Are 'Thankers' or "Thank-Nots'

As part of National Thank-You Week, research revealed that British businesses were split between "thankers" and "thank-nots." The thankers were those ...


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Couple Gets More Thanks at Hospital than Church

Gordon MacDonald tells a story about a husband and wife team who are three-day-a-week volunteers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. The wife ...


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Research Shows Gratitude Reduces Impatience

You've probably heard the humorous prayer of the impatient person: "Lord, please give me patience—right now!" Most of us struggle with impatience, ...


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Studies Show Gratitude Increases Happiness

Two psychologists, Dr. Robert A. Emmons and Dr. Michael E. McCullough, have done much of the research on gratitude. In one study, they asked all participants ...


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Tyler Perry on the Man Who Encouraged Him

Esquire magazine asked 50 men—athletes, politicians, actors, and business leaders—"Who made you the man you are today?" Movie writer and actor ...


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The Under-Appreciated Home-cooked Meal

Research shared by The Smithsonian highlights something that stay-at-home mom's have felt for a long time: home-cooking is a burden on women and under-appreciated ...


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Surgeon Calls to Thank His Former Teacher

As a middle-school student in the 1980s, Lee Buono stayed after school one day to remove the brain and spinal cord from a frog. He did such a good job ...


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Research Highlights the "Missing Ingredient"—Appreciation

Business researchers call it "the missing ingredient" or "the hidden accelerator." Most managers could transform their workplaces with this missing ingredient: ...


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