A Research-Based Site That Boosts Well-Being in 15 Mins

Greater Good in Action offers research-based, practical ways to increase happiness and make life more meaningful.

Practice kindness, gratitude, mindfulness and empathy. (Microgen / Shutterstock.com)

If you’ve got five or 10 minutes to spare and are interested in boosting your personal well-being - and let’s face it, who isn’t - it might be worth popping over to Greater Good in Action. Grounded in scientific research that shows happiness, resilience and kindness can be developed over time, the newly-launched website presents exercises just that. They teach readers to boost their own well-being - often in less than 15 minutes.

The bright, happy site is easy to navigate, with practices broken down into categories including gratitude, mindfulness, and empathy. Along with frequency and duration - for example 10 minutes, once a day - each exercise is labeled by difficulty level, so users can customize their well-being experience.

Developed in conjunction with Hopelab, a health-focused organization that creates tech products to help people flourish, Greater Good in Action features dozens of exercises and is growing every day. With a host of websites and apps to increase happiness available across the digital realm, this platform presents a solid, research-based model that is both fun and meaningful to use and enjoy.

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