Media Coverage

The media is endlessly obsessed with what makes us happy.

There has arguably been more media coverage of positive psychology than any other branch of psychology over the past decade. After all, what’s more interesting to readers than pointers on happiness? Following are some of the best stories we’ve found on the subject.

 

  • New York Times
    • May 16, 2011, New York Times, A New Gauge to See What’s Beyond Happiness
    • September 14, 2011 New York Times Magazine, What if the Secret to Success is Failure?
    • August 17, 2009, New York Times, Army will train soldiers to cope with emotions
    • January 7, 2007, New York Times Magazine, Happiness 101

 

  • Guardian UK
  • Pacific Standard
    • Miller-McCune (4 November 2009): No pain, no gain applies to happiness too.
  • NPR
    • NPR (25 December 2009): For happiness, spend money on experiences.
  • CNN
    • December 28, 2011, CNN, Making Soldiers Fit in Body and Mind
    • November 19, 2006, CNN, Special on Happiness
  • PBS
    • December 14, 2011, PBS NewsHour, Army Program Aims to Build Troops’ Mental Resilience to Stress
  • Washington Post
    • July 4, 2011, Washington Post, Army Program Works to Make Soldiers Fit in Body and Mind
    • December 24, 2002, The Washington Post, The Happy Heretic
  • US News & World Report
    • June 24, 2009, U.S. News & World Report, Positive Psychology: Power of positive thinking is psychology’s latest focus
    • June 24, 2009, U.S. News & World Report, Positive Psychology for Kids: Teaching resilience with positive education
    • December 17, 2006, U.S. News & World Report, Get Happy, and You’ll Live Longer
    • September 3, 2001, U.S. News & World Report, Happiness Explained: How to Make Yourself Happy (Cover Story)
  • Time Magazine
    • January 17, 2005, Time Magazine, The Science of Happiness (Cover Story & Special Issue)
  • BBC
  • The Sunday Times Magazine
    • October 2, 2005, The Sunday Times Magazine, So what do you have to do to find happiness?
  • Sound Medicine

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