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Featured: The Miami Foundation Fuels the Continued Burst of Creativity Energy

Featured: The Miami Foundation Fuels the Continued Burst of Creativity Energy

The Miami Foundation Fuels The Continued Burst Of Creative Energy In Miami’s Arts Community With $300k In Signature Grants Greater Miami is booming with arts, culture offerings and creative people crafting their own, unique livelihoods through a wide spectrum of pursuits. As they shape Miami’s cultural, social and economic vitality, The Miami Foundation recognized that…

Why “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Just Happen

Why “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Just Happen

Healthy habits build long-term happiness. In fairy tales, Prince Charming meets a fair maid.  They fall in love and live “happily ever after.”  End of story.  It’s interesting that the relationship only begins just as the fairy tale ends.  What would happen if the story continued? We’d likely see that a lot of these so-called storybook romances…

Does Your Partner Complete You or Inspire You?

Does Your Partner Complete You or Inspire You?

The key distinction between relationships that perish and those that flourish. In a famous scene from the Oscar-nominated film Jerry Maguire, dashing leading man Jerry — a successful and handsome sports agent played by Tom Cruise — suddenly returns to his estranged wife. He proclaims to Dorothy, portrayed by Renée Zellweger, “You complete me.” Touched and teary-eyed after his declaration, she…

Talking With Larry King About “Why the Grass Seems Greener”

Talking With Larry King About “Why the Grass Seems Greener”

The science of strengths can help us focus on nurturing our own relationship. In a recent interview with cultural icon Larry King and his vivacious wife Shawn about our upcoming book Happy Together: Using the Science of Positive Psychology to Build Love That Lasts (TarcherPerigee, January 16, 2018) we pondered the important question of “Why does it often seem that the…

1996 Olympian Allison Wagner Wants Athletes To Speak Out Against Doping

1996 Olympian Allison Wagner Wants Athletes To Speak Out Against Doping

As Lilly King and Yulia Efimova exchanged finger wags before they faced off in the women’s 100 breast at the Olympic Games, 1996 Olympic silver medalist Allison Wagner felt a bit of déjà vu. After Efimova won the first semifinal and King the second, Wagner was watching on television as King explained to the world why she believed Efimova—twice suspended…