Posts by Character Lab
Center of Attention: Noticing Joy in the Everyday
Cassie Holmes shares her tip of the week on noticing joy.
Tough New Growth: A Combination Mindset that Can Build Resilience
Adolescence is a stressful stage of life. Treating stress like the enemy steers teens away from the challenges they need to help them mature into capable, independent young adults.
Imitation Is Inspiration: Copy-Paste Your Way to Success
Angela Duckworth pens her latest tip on how imitation is inspiration.
Getting to Yes: How to Spur Treatment for Mental Health
Ken Duckworth pens an open letter on motivational interviewing and mental health.
Alter Ego: Using Values to Fight Peer Pressure
When our self-integrity is threatened even momentarily, we are more likely to conform to others who offer validation, even when their views are wrong, reckless, or hateful.
Uncertain Incentives: Inconsistent Rewards can be Motivating
Ayelet Fishbach shares her tip of the week from her book, Get It Done: Surprising Lessons From the Science of Motivation.
Eating Together: Sharing Food Brings You Closer
Ayelet Fishbach details the importance of sharing meals together.
Compound Interest: Problem Solving Starts with Engagement
Barbara Schneider pens the second of a two-part series on the legacy of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
Finding Flow: When Work Feels Like Play
Angela Duckworth pens the first in a two-part series on the legacy of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, who passed away in October.
Missed Connections: Social Media Has Its Benefits
Anne Maheux pens an open letter on the benefits of social media for learners.