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The Four Keys to Well-Being

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The Four Keys to Well-Being
This article is adapted from a talk by Richard Davidson, neuroscientist and founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, at the Greater Good Science Center's recent Mindfulness & Well-Being at Work conference. Well-being is a skill.

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The 4 keys of well-being

The 4 keys of well-being
  1. Resilience - The rapidity with which we recover from adversity;
  2. Outlook - The ability to see the positive in others;
  3. Attention - A wandering mind is an unhappy mind;
  4. Generosity - Engaging in generous and altruistic behavior, activates the key to fostering well-being.

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The ability to voluntarily bring back a wandering attention over and over again is the very root of judgment, character, and will. 

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