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Yeung JWK, Zhang Z, Kim TY. Volunteering and health benefits in general adults: cumulative effects and forms. BMC Public Health. 2018;18:8.

July 23, 2021

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Xu J, Roberts RE. The power of positive emotions: It’s a matter of life and death – subjective wellbeing and longevity over 28 years in a general population. Health Psychol. 2010;29:9-19.

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Van Capellen P, Rise El, Catalino LI, et al. Positive affective processes underlie positive health behavior change. Psychol Health. 2018;33;77-97.

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Stellar JE, John-Henderson N, Anderson CL, et al. Positive affect and markers of inflammation: discrete positive emotions predict lower levels of inflammatory cytokines. Emotion. 2015;15(2):129-33.

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Sin NL, Lyubomirsky S. Emotional wellbeing and alleviating depressive symptoms with positive psychological interventions. A practice-friendly meta-analysis. J Clin Psychol. 2009;65:467-487.

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Shirai K, Iso H, Ohira T, et al. Perceived level of life enjoyment and risks of cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality: the Japan public health center-based study. Circulation. 2009;12:956-963.

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Seligman ME, Steen TA, Park N, et al. Positive psychology progress: empirical validations of interventions. American Psychologist. 2005;60(5):410-421.

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Sandstrom GM, Dunn EW. Social connections and wellbeing. The surprising power of weal ties. Per Soc Psychol B. 2014;40:910-922.

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Roepke AM, Jayawickreme E, Riffle OM. Meaning and health: a systemic review. Appl Res Qual Life. 2014;9(4):1055-1079.

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Pressman S, Jenkins BN, Moskowitz JT. Positive affect and health: What do we know and where next should we go? Ann Rev Psychol. 2019;70:627-650.

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Pressman S, Cohen S. Does positive affect influence health? Psychol Bull. 2005;131(6):925-971.

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Nelson-Coffey K, Fritz MM, Lyubomirsky S., et al. Kindness in the blood: A randomized controlled trial of gene regulatory impact of prosocial behavior. Psychoneuroendocr. 2017;81:8 – 13.

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Moskwitz JT, Hult JR, Duncan LG, et al. A positive affect intervention for people experiencing health-related stress: development and nonrandomized pilot test. J Health Psychol.

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Macaskill A. A review of positive psychology applications in clinical medical populations. Healthcare. 2016;4(3):66.

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Lyubomirsky S, Layous K. Do simple positive activities increase wellbeing? Curr Dir Psychol Sci.2013;22:57-62.

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Louie D, Brook K, Frates E. The laughter prescription: a tool for lifestyle medicine. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine 2016;10(4):262-267.

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Layous K, Chancellor K, Lyubomirsky S. Positive activities as protective factors against mental health condition. J Abnorm Psychol. 2013;123:2-12.

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Kubzansky LD, Huffman JC, Boehm JK, et al. Positive psychological wellbeing and cardiovascular disease. JACC Health Promotion Series. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018;72(12):1382-1396.

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Kok BE, Coffey KA, Cohn MA, et al. How positive emotions build physical health: perceived positive social connections account for the upward spiral between positive emotions and vagal tone. Psychol Sci. 2013;24:1123-1132.

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Action for Happiness – https://www.actionforhappiness.org

American College of Lifestyle Medicine – https:www.lifestylemedicine.org

Greater Good Science Center – http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/

Greater Good in Action – http://ggia.berkeley.edu

International Positive Psychology Association – https://www.ippanetwork.org

Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program – https://healthyliving.mayoclinic.org

Positive Psychology center – https://ppc.sas.upeen.edu

The Wholebeing Institute – https://wholebeinginstitute.com

Society of Behavioral Medicine – https://sbm.org.

Veterans Health Administration Whole Health for Life Program – https://www.va.gov/patient
centeredcare/explore/about-whole-health.asp

VIA Institute on Character Survey – Character Strengths – http://www.viacharacter.org

Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine – https://bensonhenryinstitute.org

Lee Kum Sheung (Harvard) Center for Health and Happiness, Harvard TH Chan School of Public
Health – https://www.hsph.Harvard.edu/health-happiness

Masters in Applied Positive Psychology – https://www.sas.upenn.edu/lps/graduate/mapp

Stanford University – Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education: – https.www.ccare.Stanford.edu

University of Pennsylvania – Positive Psychology Center – https://www.ppc.sas.upenn.edu

Yale University – Center for Emotional Intelligence – https://www.ei.yale.edu

Achor S.
The Happiness Advantage:
The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work.
New York, NY: Crown Business, 2010.

Ben-Shahar T.
Happier, No Matter What:
Cultivating Hope, Resilience, and Purpose in Hard Times.
New York, NY: The Experiment, 2021.

Blackburn E.
The Telomere Effect:
A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Heathier, Longer.
New York, NY:Grand Central Publishing, 2018.

Brown FM, LaJambe CM.
Positive Psychology and Wellbeing: Applications for Enhanced Living.
San Diego, CA: Cognella Publishers, University Readers, 2017.

Csikszentmihalyi M.
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience.
New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1990.

Diener E, Oishi S, Tay L.
Handbook of Wellbeing.
Salt Lake City, UT: DEF Publishers, 2018.

Frates B, Bonnet JP, Joseph R, Peterson JA.
Lifestyle Medicine Handbook, An Introduction to the Power of Healthy Habits.
Monterey, CA: Healthy Living, 2019.

Green S, Palmer S.
Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice.
Abingdon, UK: Rutledge, 2019.

Kabat-Zinn J.
Wherever You Go There You Are, Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life.
New York, NY: Hachette Books, 2009.

Lyubomirsky S.
The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want.
New York, NY: The Penguin Press, 2008.

Moore M.
Coaching Psychology Manual.
Philadelphia, Penn: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015.

Seligman M.
Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Wellbeing.
New York, NY: Free Press, 2011.

Seligman MEP.
Learned Optimism, How to Change Your Mind and Your Life.
New York, NY: Vintage Books, 2006.

Snyder CR, Lopez SJ.
Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human
Strengths.
Thousand Oaks, A: Sage Publications, Inc., 2007.

Vaillant GE.
Aging Well: Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Landmark Harvard
Study of Adult Development.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 2002.

Journal of Happiness Studies: – https://www.springer.com/journal/10902

Journal of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing: – https://www.journalppw.com/index.php/JPPW