The acronym, which he sets out in his bestseller Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding Of Happiness And Well-Being, stands for just about everything you need to know about fostering happiness:

Seligman’s research suggests workers are happiest when they’re lost in a meaningful project, working toward a higher goal, or being helpful.,(Interestingly, research shows that the one time money does make people happy on a lasting basis is when it improves their social rank (i.e., makes them richer than their friends and work colleagues).,“The goals you set, the culture you foster, the habits you cultivate, the way you interact with workers, how you think about stress—all these can be managed to increase your staff’s happiness and your chances of success,” says Achor.,Developing new habits, nurturing your employees, and thinking positively about stress are good ways to start (and next up we’ll provide more ways you can support a culture of happiness among your team).,In their book The Progress Principle, Harvard researchers Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer make a strong case that of all the things that can boost motivation during a workday, the single most important is making progress on meaningful work. read more

Monday's Canucks-Flyers game in Philadelphia featured a scary moment during the third period that required Vancouver defenseman Alexander Edler be removed on a stretcher.,About halfway through the final period, Edler got his stick lodged in the skate of Flyers forward Jakub Voracek and was dragged to the ice.,Here's a look at the replay:

The situation grew worrisome when Edler remained motionless on the ice for a few moments, but the Canucks' medical staff was able to get him on a stretcher (seated up) and to the locker room for evaluation.,As he was being escorted off the ice, it became clear that a cut had opened up on Edler's face and he was bleeding pretty heavily.,Edler didn't return to the game but he was reportedly able to walk out of the trainer's room under his own power. read more

If you’re willing to bet on Kansas City’s future as an NBA city, there is a place to make that wager.,The online gambling site Bovada has listed this question: “If the New Orleans Pelicans are relocated before game 1 of the 2020-2021 which city will they be relocated to?”,Star player Anthony Davis has requested a trade from the Pelicans and apparently there is some doubt about the franchise’s future, at least at Bovada.,However, Rita Benson, who took ownership of the Pelicans last March after the death of her father, has made no mention of moving the team.,Sign Up and Save

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CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Foles hit Golden Tate with a 2-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 56 seconds remaining against the NFL's stingiest defense, lifting the Philadelphia Eagles over the Chicago Bears 16-15 in the final wild-card game Sunday.,CHARGERS 23, RAVENS 17 read more

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JJ Redick had a game high 24 points, while teammate Ben Simmons recorded his fifth triple-double of the season with 13 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists.,NCAA confirms failed drug test by Clemson DL

The NCAA has confirmed that Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence has been suspended for Saturday’s CFP semifinal game against Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl following a failed test for performance-enhancing drugs.,Sebastian Aho scored his team-leading 15th goal in the third period for the Hurricanes, who lost their third out of four games.,— The Penguins won for the ninth time in 13 games this month as Phil Kessel scored two power-play goals in a 5-2 victory against the Red Wings.,Blake Coleman scored twice, Damon Severson tallied 25 seconds into the game and Kyle Palmieri added his team-high 19th goal in New Jersey’s fourth victory in 19 road games. read more

Typically, all of this year’s Top 100 offer a variety of possibilities, from leadership training and formal mentoring to experiential initiatives, such as Ceridian’s career exploration program which allows employees to participate in job rotation, job shadow a colleague or swap roles with another employee for a month.,Canada’s Top 100 Employers are also breaking new ground when it comes to employee benefits.,In keeping with the federal government’s recently extended maternity and parental leave policies to 18 months, both the City of Toronto and Vancouver City Savings Credit Union introduced combined maternity and parental leave top-ups for 78 weeks, as well as extending the parental leave portion for new dads and adoptive parents.,Each employer’s application is judged by rigorous criteria in eight key areas: 1) physical workplace; 2) work atmosphere and social; 3) health, financial and family benefits; 4) vacation and time off; 5) employee communications; 6) performance management; 7) training and skills development; and 8) community involvement.,Story continues below advertisement

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Three-time Olympian Patrick Chan, whose legendary figure skating skills and artistry on the ice have delighted Canadian fans over the past 10 years, might soon turn to his love of tennis, golf or skiing.,Known for his warm smile, Ottawa-born Chan spent the past decade as one of the world's best all-around skaters, winning 10 Canadian titles, three world championships, two Olympic silver medals in 2014 and Winter Games gold in the team event two months ago in Pyeongchang, South Korea.,He had chance to become Canada's first-ever Olympic men's figure skating champion when Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu, who led after the short program, faltered in his free skate.,At Skate Canada International last October, Chan cut his short program from two quads to one and his long program from three quads to two.,Chan's ups and downs continued at the recent Olympics in Pyeongchang, where he helped Canada win a gold medal in the team event by placing first in the men's program.

But Dr. Steve Galetta of New York University’s Langone Medical Center, who understands the vagaries of concussions and brain trauma as well as anyone, has his doubts that the sport can eliminate the worry every parent feels when their kid decides to play football, hockey or another collision sport., Galetta, a leading neuro-ophthalmologist, and colleague Dr. Laura Balcer, vice-chair of neurology and co-director of Langone’s concussion centre, are among medical professionals drawn to the new scourge of sports concussions and chronic brain disease from other areas of neurology., Since vision impairment is one of the pronounced symptoms of concussion — “50 per cent of the brain’s pathways are dedicated to vision” — Galetta and Balcer expanded their focus into that area., A member of the NCAA concussion task force and the Ivy League concussion committee, Balcer remains “fascinated by the game of football. ”, “The real problem is at the youth level, where two-thirds of sports concussions occur, and there’s no way you can have athletic trainers there,” Galetta said.