How to have fun

From Crossing the Sacred Sea [Cruzando el mar sagrado] by Nathan A. Strait

  1. () Artist profile: comedian Karen 'Big Dog' Chee on embracing comedy with kindness [u]
  2. () Music, pleasure, and meaning: the Hedonic and Eudaimonic Motivations for Music (HEMM) scale [p] [d]
  3. () Pleasure and the practice of classification [d]
  4. () Do bumble bees play? [d]
  5. () Thinking about thinking: people underestimate how enjoyable and engaging just waiting is [p] [d]
  6. () Infecting museums with joy: seven ways [d]
  7. () Documenting the fun: studying artistic information-creating behavior using research diaries [d]
  8. () The joy of contemplative scholarship [d]
  9. () A psychologically rich life: beyond happiness and meaning [p] [d]
  10. () Dream play build: hands-on community engagement for enduring spaces and places [i]
  11. () Taking fun seriously in envisioning sustainable consumption [d]
  12. Nevin Harper & Will W. Dobud [ed] () Outdoor therapies: introduction to practices, possibilities, and critical perspectives [i] [d]
  13. () A global history of happiness [d] [u]
  14. () The power of fun: how to feel alive again [i]
  15. () How passionate people seek and share various forms of information in their serious leisure [d]
  16. () Psychological maturity predicts different forms of happiness [d]
  17. () After motivational hedonism: feeling bad can be good, feeling good can be bad [i] [d]
  18. () The joy of movement: how exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage [i]
  19. () It's not going to be that fun: negative experiences can add meaning to life [p] [d]
  20. () 9 out of 10 people are willing to earn less money to do more-meaningful work [u]
  21. () Using positive psychology every day: learn how to flourish [i] [d]
  22. () How to keep working when you're just not feeling it [u]
  23. () Sadness, the architect of cognitive change [i] [d]
  24. () The knowns and unknowns of boredom: a review of the literature [p] [d]
  25. () For the love of science: combating science denial with science pleasure [d] [u]
  26. () The functional and dysfunctional aspects of happiness: cognitive, physiological, behavioral, and health considerations [i] [d]
  27. () Nature, eco, and adventure therapies for mental health and chronic disease [p] [d]
  28. () Group pleasures: collaborative commitments, shared narrative, and the sociology of fun [d] [u]
  29. () Play, flow, and tailoring identity in middle adulthood [i] [d]
  30. () On being awesome: a unified theory of how not to suck [i]
  31. () Reminiscing about positive memories buffers acute stress responses [p] [d]
  32. () Buying time promotes happiness [p] [d]
  33. () Immediate rewards predict adherence to long-term goals [p] [d]
  34. () Serious fun: the power of improvisation for learning and life [i]
  35. (/2022) Lonely Planet's where to go when: the ultimate trip planner for every month of the year [i]
  36. () Flow and peak experiences [and hypnosis] [i]
  37. () Practical philosophy [i] [d]
  38. () Everyday creative activity as a path to flourishing [d]
  39. (/2020) Lives of museum junkies: the story of America's hands-on education movement [i]
  40. () Dude making a difference: bamboo bikes, dumpster dives and other extreme adventures across America [i]
  41. () Towards a positive cross-cultural lexicography: enriching our emotional landscape through 216 'untranslatable' words pertaining to well-being [d]
  42. () The three meanings of meaning in life: distinguishing coherence, purpose, and significance [d]
  43. () The happiness equation: want nothing + do anything = have everything [i]
  44. () Gamification as motivation to engage in location-based public participation? [i] [d]
  45. () How to have a good day: harnessing the power of behavioral science to transform our working lives [i]
  46. () The poetry of everyday life: storytelling and the art of awareness [i] [d] [j]
  47. () The heritability and development of positive affect and emotionality [i] [d]
  48. () The end of the rainbow: how educating for happiness not money would transform our schools [i]
  49. () The hungry mind: the origins of curiosity in childhood [i] [d] [j]
  50. () The complementary roles of eudaimonia and hedonia and how they can be pursued in practice [i] [d]
  51. () Should we all just stay home?: travel, out-of-home activities, and life satisfaction [d]
  52. Michael Pluess [ed] () Genetics of psychological well-being: the role of heritability and genetics in positive psychology [i] [d]
  53. () The price of abundance: how a wealth of experiences impoverishes savoring [p] [d]
  54. () Simulation games that integrate research, entertainment, and learning around ecosystem services [d]
  55. Giovanni A. Fava & Chiara Ruini [ed] () Increasing psychological well-being in clinical and educational settings: interventions and cultural contexts [i] [d]
  56. Andrew Gulliford [ed] () Outdoors in the Southwest: an adventure anthology [i]
  57. () An interdisciplinary platform for information behavior research in the liberal arts hobby [d]
  58. Paolo Inghilleri, Eleonora Riva, Giuseppe Riva, Pietro Cipresso, Aneta Przepiórka, & Matthew Coleshill [ed] () Enabling positive change: flow and complexity in daily experience [i] [d]
  59. () Too much of a good thing: curvilinear effect of positive affect on proactive behaviors [d]
  60. () Joyful giving [u]
  61. () 'If I am not doing my own playing then I am not able to truly share the gift of play with children': using poststructuralism and care ethics to examine future early childhood educators' relationships with play in adulthood [d]
  62. () Boosting happiness: one of the best exercises you can do: tips and examples for using your signature strengths in new ways [u]
  63. () The use of hypnosis in therapy to increase happiness [p] [d]
  64. () Joy and positive emotions [i] [d]
  65. () Well-being, context, and everyday activities in space and time [d]
  66. () From joy to justice: mixing fun and community building [i] [d]
  67. () Feeling happy enhances early spatial encoding of peripheral information automatically: electrophysiological time-course and neural sources [p] [d]
  68. () Zone of proximal development (ZPD) as an ability to play in psychotherapy: a theory-building case study of very brief therapy [p] [d]
  69. () The use of useless knowledge: Bergson against the pragmatists [d] [j]
  70. () Living room revolution: a handbook for conversation, community and the common good [i]
  71. () Fail fast, fail often: how losing can help you win [i]
  72. () Embrace work–life imbalance [u]
  73. () The roles of learning orientation and passion for work in the formation of entrepreneurial intention [d]
  74. () Serious leisure and individuality [i] [j]
  75. () What's the point if we can't have fun? [d]
  76. () Happiness is best kept stable: positive emotion variability is associated with poorer psychological health [d]
  77. () Hardwiring happiness: the new brain science of contentment, calm, and confidence [i]
  78. () The pursuit of happiness and its relationship to the meta-experience of emotions and culture [p] [d]
  79. () Solving tough problems with games [p] [d]
  80. () The committed reader: reading for utility, pleasure, and fulfillment in the twenty-first century [i]
  81. () I can't stand (for) art [u]
  82. () Be happy, don't wait: the role of trait affect in job search [d]
  83. () The thin line between leisure and procrastination [u]
  84. () The creativity cure: a do-it-yourself prescription for happiness [i]
  85. () Ruminations and flow: why do people with a more harmonious passion experience higher well-being? [d]
  86. () The importance of suffering: the value and meaning of emotional discontent [i] [d]
  87. () Adventure therapy: theory, research, and practice [i]
  88. () Work happy: what great bosses know [i]
  89. () The engine of well-being [d]
  90. Kenneth C. Land, M. Joseph Sirgy, & Alex C. Michalos [ed] () Handbook of social indicators and quality-of-life research [i] [d]
  91. () Why we play: affect and the fun of games—designing emotions for games, entertainment interfaces, and interactive products [i] [d]
  92. () Happiness and the good life [i] [d]
  93. () Pursuit of happiness and resolution of conflict: an agenda for the future of ADR [alternative dispute resolution] [u]
  94. () A psycho-linguistic study on adult playfulness: its hierarchical structure and theoretical considerations [d]
  95. () What to do if you're having trouble rewarding yourself [u]
  96. Helaine Selin & Gareth Davey [ed] () Happiness across cultures: views of happiness and quality of life in non-western cultures [i] [d]
  97. () Having fun in social work [i]
  98. () Social happiness: theory into policy and practice [i] [j]
  99. () If money doesn't make you happy, consider time [d]
  100. () Self-actualizing: where ego development finally feels good? [d]
  101. Ingrid Brdar [ed] () The human pursuit of well-being: a cultural approach [i] [d]
  102. () Psychological selection and optimal experience across cultures: social empowerment through personal growth [i] [d]
  103. () The ratio between positive and negative affect and flourishing mental health across adulthood [d]
  104. () Work or fun?: how task construal and completion influence regulatory behavior [d]
  105. () Music as a birthright: Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music and participatory music making in the twenty-first century [o] [u]
  106. () Don't hide your happiness!: positive emotion dissociation, social connectedness, and psychological functioning [p] [d]
  107. () Time crawls when you're not having fun [d]
  108. () Researcher journeying and the adventure/danger impulse [d]
  109. () Out of the classroom and into the world: learning from field trips, educating from experience, and unlocking the potential of our students and teachers [i]
  110. () The nerd state of blissful library addiction [u]
  111. () Awakening joy: 10 steps that will put you on the road to real happiness [i]
  112. () Emotional imagery: assessing pleasure and arousal in the brain's reward circuitry [d]
  113. () Upward spirals of positive emotions counter downward spirals of negativity: insights from the broaden-and-build theory and affective neuroscience on the treatment of emotion dysfunctions and deficits in psychopathology [d]
  114. () The creative process illustrated: how advertising's big ideas are born [i]
  115. () The power of music: its impact on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people [d]
  116. Mitchell R. Haney & A. David Kline [ed] () The value of time and leisure in a world of work [i]
  117. Michael J. Karcher & Michael J. Nakkula [ed] () Play, talk, learn: promising practices in youth mentoring [i]
  118. () A wandering mind is an unhappy mind [p] [d] [j]
  119. () Insufficient emotion: soul-searching by a former indicter of strong emotions [d]
  120. () From workplace to playspace: innovating, learning, and changing through dynamic engagement [i]
  121. () Exploring the role of meaningful experiences in users' appreciation of good movies [d]
  122. () The artist in the office: how to creatively survive and thrive seven days a week [i]
  123. () Self-conscious emotions and ridicule: shameful gelotophobes and guilt free katagelasticists [d]
  124. () Protect your energy at work [u]
  125. () The playful brain: the surprising science of how puzzles improve your mind [i]
  126. () The pleasures of play: pharmacological insights into social reward mechanisms [d]
  127. () Positive emotions [i] [d]
  128. () Positive affects and the transformation of suffering into flourishing [d]
  129. () Emotion and recognition at work: energy, vitality, pleasure, truth, desire, and the emergent phenomenology of transformational experience [i]
  130. () Looking on the bright side: accessing benign meanings reduces worry [d]
  131. Morten L. Kringelbach & Kent C. Berridge [ed] () Pleasures of the brain [i]
  132. () Mindfulness versus positive evaluation [i] [d]
  133. Gordon Mathews & Carolina Izquierdo [ed] () Pursuits of happiness: well-being in anthropological perspective [i] [j]
  134. () Does time fly when you're having fun, or do you?: affect, agency, and embodiment in temporal communication [d]
  135. () Serious play: modern clown performance [i]
  136. () Gratitude predicts psychological well-being above the Big Five facets [d]
  137. () Following passionate interests to well-being [d]
  138. () Whole life satisfaction concepts of happiness [d]
  139. () On the process of becoming a great scientist [p] [d]
  140. () The levity effect: why it pays to lighten up [i]
  141. () Know thyself and become what you are: a eudaimonic approach to psychological well-being [d]
  142. () Protestival: global days of action and carnivalized politics in the present [d]
  143. () Being good by doing good: daily eudaimonic activity and well-being [d]
  144. () Art leisure instead of art work: a conversation with Randall Szott [u]
  145. () Three ways to be happy: pleasure, engagement, and meaning—findings from Australian and US samples [d]
  146. () A guide to great field trips [i]
  147. Artin Göncü & Suzanne Gaskins [ed] () Play and development: evolutionary, sociocultural, and functional perspectives [i] [d]
  148. (/2017) Volunteer: a traveller's guide to making a difference around the world [i]
  149. () How healthy is your organization?: the leader's guide to curing corporate diseases and promoting joyful cultures [i]
  150. () The learning conference [d]
  151. Ruth Richards [ed] () Everyday creativity and new views of human nature: psychological, social, and spiritual perspectives [i] [d]
  152. () World party: the rough guide to the world's best festivals [i]
  153. () Lessons from Bernard Rudofsky: life as a voyage [i]
  154. () Creating transformative cooperation through positive emotions [i] [d]
  155. () The pleasant life, the engaged life, and the meaningful life: what about the balanced life? [d]
  156. () Work, happiness, and unhappiness [i] [d]
  157. () Addicted to data [u]
  158. () The creative license: giving yourself permission to be the artist you truly are [i]
  159. () Meeting excellence: 33 tools to lead meetings that get results [i]
  160. () The developing person: an experiential perspective [i] [d]
  161. () Living well: a self-determination theory perspective on eudaimonia [d] [u]
  162. () It's not just the amount that counts: balanced need satisfaction also affects well-being [d]
  163. () Benefits of all work and no play: the relationship between neuroticism and performance as a function of resource allocation [d]
  164. () Allan Kaprow, refusal/un-artist, Keith Tilford [u]
  165. () Talking about interest: exploring the role of social interaction for regulating motivation and the interest experience [d]
  166. () Interpreting the good life: growth memories in the lives of mature, happy people [d]
  167. () Leisure and health: why is leisure therapeutic? [d]
  168. () Love promotes health [p]
  169. () Leisure role of public libraries: a historical perspective [d]
  170. () Leisure role of public libraries: user views [d]
  171. () On becoming an artist: reinventing yourself through mindful creativity [i]
  172. () To grow in wisdom: Vannevar Bush, information overload, and the life of leisure [i] [d]
  173. () Improv wisdom: don't prepare, just show up [i]
  174. () The use of joyfulness as a community organizing strategy [d]
  175. () Invitation to the party: building bridges to the arts, culture, and community [i]
  176. () Feeling good: the science of well-being [i]
  177. () The neurobiology of pleasure, reward processes, addiction and their health implications [p]
  178. () 'Nothing that feels bad is ever the last step': the role of positive emotions in experiential work with difficult emotional experiences [d]
  179. () The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions [p] [d]
  180. () Well-being: towards an integration of psychology, neurobiology and social science [p] [d]
  181. () Secrets of connecting leadership and learning with humor [i]
  182. Stephen Joseph [ed] (/2015) Positive psychology in practice: promoting human flourishing in work, health, education, and everyday life [i] [d]
  183. () Making war with love: the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army [d]
  184. () The role of subjective well-being in positive youth development [d]
  185. () Johnny joins the freak-bike gang [u]
  186. () The false duality of work and leisure [d] [u]
  187. Marc H. Bornstein, Lucy Davidson, Corey L. M. Keyes, & Kristin A. Moore [ed] () Well-being: positive development across the life course [i] [d]
  188. () The art of waking people up: cultivating awareness and authenticity at work [i]
  189. () Good business: leadership, flow, and the making of meaning [i]
  190. () The happy workaholic: a role model for employees [d] [j]
  191. () More balls than hands: juggling your way to success by learning to love your mistakes [i]
  192. () The serious leisure frontier in library and information science: hobby domains [d]
  193. () Expressive logic: a new premise in arts advocacy [d]
  194. (/2011) 1001 smart travel tips [i]
  195. (/2010) The rough guide to first-time around the world [i]
  196. () The power of full engagement: managing energy, not time, is the key to high performance and personal renewal [i]
  197. () Vagabonding: an uncommon guide to the art of long-term world travel [i]
  198. Joan Solomon [ed] () The passion to learn: an inquiry into autodidactism [i] [d]
  199. () The perfect wrong note: learning to trust your musical self [i]
  200. () Pro choices: the right to laugh [i]
  201. () Improvise this!: how to think on your feet so you don't fall on your face [i]
  202. () Creative fitness: applying health psychology and exercise science to everyday life [i]
  203. () The big book of meeting games: 75 quick, fun activities for leading creative, energetic, productive meetings [i]
  204. () Off to the side: a memoir [i]
  205. () The tyranny of the positive attitude in America: observation and speculation [p] [d]
  206. () Authentic happiness: using the new positive psychology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillment [i]
  207. () To sing like a river—opening the voice [i]
  208. () A big new free happy unusual life: self-expression and spiritual practice for those who have time for neither [i]
  209. () Relax, it's only uncertainty: lead the way when the way is changing [i]
  210. () The hard road to the good life: the happy, mature person [d]
  211. () Practicing secrets [i]
  212. () Travel broadens the mind [d]
  213. () Finding a joyful life in the heart of pain [or: Turning suffering inside out: a Zen approach to living with physical and emotional pain] [i]
  214. () The big book of stress-relief games: quick, fun activities for feeling better at work [i]
  215. () Why positive emotions matter in organizations: lessons from the broaden-and-build model [d]
  216. () The inner game of work: focus, learning, pleasure, and mobility in the workplace [or: The inner game of work: overcoming mental obstacles for maximum performance] [i]
  217. () Play and the power of news [d]
  218. () Individual Zones of Optimal Functioning (IZOF) model: emotion–performance relationship in sport [i]
  219. Yuri L. Hanin [ed] () Emotions in sport [i]
  220. () The career fix-it book: how to make your job work better for you [i]
  221. () Highs!: over 150 ways to feel really, really good... without alcohol or other drugs [i]
  222. () The four qualities of life [d]
  223. (/2000) How much joy can you stand?: a creative guide to facing your fears and making your dreams come true [i]
  224. () Working it out: using exercise in psychotherapy [i] [d]
  225. () Have you ever?: questions about you, your friends, and your world [i]
  226. () The big book of icebreakers: 50 quick, fun activities for energizing meetings and workshops [i]
  227. () What good are positive emotions? [d]
  228. (/2007) The Amazon [i]
  229. (/2001) The inspirational trainer: making your training flexible, spontaneous & creative [i]
  230. () Personal projects, happiness, and meaning: on doing well and being yourself [d]
  231. (/2002) The art of living: to do little things in a big way [i] [j]
  232. () Is happiness a cause of health? [d]
  233. () Finding flow: the psychology of engagement with everyday life [i]
  234. () The journey is the destination: the journals of Dan Eldon [i]
  235. () Beyond the dogmas of conventional psychotherapy: the integration movement [i]
  236. () All work and no play: a focus on leisure time as a means for promoting health [d]
  237. (/2004) 100 ways to motivate yourself: change your life forever [i]
  238. () Creativity: flow and the psychology of discovery and invention [i]
  239. (/2004) How to be happy at work: a practical guide to career satisfaction [i]
  240. () Positive affect [and religion] [u]
  241. () Gary Snyder: The art of poetry No. 74 [u]
  242. () Effortless mastery: liberating the master musician within [i]
  243. (/2000) A warning to students of all ages [o] [u]
  244. () The liberal arts hobbies: a neglected subtype of serious leisure [d]
  245. () The evolving self: a psychology for the third millennium [i]
  246. (/2003) Essays on the blurring of art and life [i]
  247. (/1999) Jobs for people who love to travel: opportunities at home and abroad [i]
  248. (/2004) Opening the hand of thought: foundations of Zen Buddhist practice [i]
  249. (/2009) Abrir la mano del pensamiento: fundamentos de la práctica del budismo zen [i]
  250. (/2004) Understanding creativity [i]
  251. () Effects of optimism on psychological and physical well-being: theoretical overview and empirical update [d]
  252. (/1995) Conversations on science, culture, and time [i] [d]
  253. () Amateurs, professionals and serious leisure [i] [j]
  254. (/2002) Buddhism and self-healing [i]
  255. () Flow: the psychology of optimal experience [i]
  256. () Integrating leisure guidance into a career counseling center [d]
  257. (/2007) The now habit: a strategic program for overcoming procrastination and enjoying guilt-free play [i]
  258. () Healthy pleasures [i]
  259. Mihály Csikszentmihályi & Isabella Selega Csikszentmihályi [ed] () Optimal experience: psychological studies of flow in consciousness [i] [d]
  260. (/2003) Conversing with Cage [i]
  261. () Positive affect facilitates creative problem solving [d]
  262. (/2009) Volunteer vacations: short-term adventures that will benefit you and others [i]
  263. () The inner game of music [i]
  264. () The academic ethos [and normatively regulated use of leisure] [d] [j]
  265. () Democracy is fun [o]
  266. (/2004) Work with passion: how to do what you love for a living [i]
  267. () Conditions of happiness [i] [d]
  268. (/2011) Work your way around the world [i]
  269. () Experience as art: aesthetics in everyday life [i]
  270. () Everyone is you—or me [u]
  271. (/1992) The joyless economy: the psychology of human satisfaction [i]
  272. () Seeing with the mind's eye: the history, techniques, and uses of visualization [i]
  273. (/1997) The inner game of tennis [i]
  274. (/1995) Letter to a harsh critic: I have nothing to admit [i]
  275. () The book of highs: 250 ways to alter consciousness without drugs [i]
  276. () Play IBIS, a design game based on the argumentative model of design [o]
  277. (/2003) The education of the un-artist [i]
  278. (/2004) Gilles Deleuze talks philosophy [i]
  279. () An essay on liberation [i]
  280. () You are extraordinary [o]
  281. (/1983) Nietzsche and philosophy [i]
  282. (/1961) Lecture on nothing [i]
  283. (/1998) Leisure, the basis of culture; The philosophical act [i]
  284. (/1970) Try giving yourself away: a tonic for these troubled times [i] [u]
  285. (/1996) The importance of living [i]
  286. (/1969) Fullness of life through leisure [o]
  287. () Intelligent living [o]
  288. (/1960) The art spirit: notes, articles, fragments of letters and talks to students, bearing on the concept and technique of picture making, the study of art generally, and on appreciation [i] [u]
  289. (/1948) The intellectual life: its spirit, conditions, methods [o]
  290. (/1917) The energies of men [o] [u]

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