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A Journey to Sustainable Happiness

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Our Goal

Over five years, LG and its partners will deliver Sustainable Happiness skills to 5.5 million youth and help the next generation recognize that happiness is achievable and Life’s Good.

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The Problem

More than half of American teens are stressed, and many don’t know how to handle it.

The Solution

Happiness is associated with positive health effects including the ability to better cope with stress.

The Science

Over 70 years of research has revealed that happiness skills can be learned, taught, and practiced, and that Sustainable Happiness is achievable.

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Happiness Skills

Learn and practice the six sustainable happiness skills yourself, and share with the teen in your life.

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Embracing Change

By Stefanie Dumont

We all experience change and it can be a blessing or a curse depending on how we look at it. Change is a constant but sometimes the resistance to change can leave us feeling overwhelmed and anxious. The good news is, there are practices …
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How Our Brains Make Us Generous

by Summer Allen, Jill Suttie

Economists and evolutionary psychologists have struggled to explain altruism and generosity. Are we helplessly selfish creatures destined to only do good when external factors promise satisfying, self-centered rewards? Or is altruism an innate part of human nature? Studies conducted by researchers Jamil Zaki of …
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How Self Compassion Can Help Teens De-stress

By Jessica Morey

Teen stress is higher than ever before. In a 2014 national survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 31% of teens aged 13 to 17 reported their stress increased in the previous year and 42% reported they were not doing enough to manage their …
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Gratitude Journal

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Altruism Quiz

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Relevance of Mindfulness in the Classroom with Maureik Robison

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