How to have fun

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

  1. () It's not going to be that fun: negative experiences can add meaning to life [p] [d]
  2. () 9 out of 10 people are willing to earn less money to do more-meaningful work [u]
  3. () How to keep working when you're just not feeling it [u]
  4. () For the love of science: combating science denial with science pleasure [d] [u]
  5. () The functional and dysfunctional aspects of happiness: cognitive, physiological, behavioral, and health considerations [i] [d]
  6. () Nature, eco, and adventure therapies for mental health and chronic disease [p] [d]
  7. () Play, flow, and tailoring identity in middle adulthood [i] [d]
  8. () Buying time promotes happiness [p] [d]
  9. () Immediate rewards predict adherence to long-term goals [p] [d]
  10. () Flow and peak experiences [and hypnosis] [i]
  11. () Everyday creative activity as a path to flourishing [d]
  12. () Dude making a difference: bamboo bikes, dumpster dives and other extreme adventures across America [i]
  13. () The three meanings of meaning in life: distinguishing coherence, purpose, and significance [d]
  14. () The happiness equation: want nothing + do anything = have everything [i]
  15. () Gamification as motivation to engage in location-based public participation? [i] [d]
  16. () How to have a good day: harnessing the power of behavioral science to transform our working lives [i]
  17. () The heritability and development of positive affect and emotionality [i] [d]
  18. () The end of the rainbow: how educating for happiness not money would transform our schools [i]
  19. () The hungry mind: the origins of curiosity in childhood [i]
  20. () The complementary roles of eudaimonia and hedonia and how they can be pursued in practice [i] [d]
  21. Michael Pluess [ed] () Genetics of psychological well-being: the role of heritability and genetics in positive psychology [i] [d]
  22. () The price of abundance: how a wealth of experiences impoverishes savoring [p] [d]
  23. () Simulation games that integrate research, entertainment, and learning around ecosystem services [d]
  24. Andrew Gulliford [ed] () Outdoors in the Southwest: an adventure anthology [i]
  25. Paolo Inghilleri, Eleonora Riva, Giuseppe Riva, Pietro Cipresso, Aneta Przepiórka, & Matthew Coleshill [ed] () Enabling positive change: flow and complexity in daily experience [i] [d]
  26. () Too much of a good thing: curvilinear effect of positive affect on proactive behaviors [d]
  27. () Joyful giving [u]
  28. () '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]
  29. () Boosting happiness: one of the best exercises you can do: tips and examples for using your signature strengths in new ways [u]
  30. () The use of hypnosis in therapy to increase happiness [p] [d]
  31. () Joy and positive emotions [i]
  32. () Zone of proximal development (ZPD) as an ability to play in psychotherapy: a theory-building case study of very brief therapy [d]
  33. () The use of useless knowledge: Bergson against the pragmatists [d]
  34. () Fail fast, fail often: how losing can help you win [i]
  35. () Embrace work–life imbalance [u]
  36. () The roles of learning orientation and passion for work in the formation of entrepreneurial intention [d]
  37. () What's the point if we can't have fun? [d]
  38. () Happiness is best kept stable: positive emotion variability is associated with poorer psychological health [d]
  39. () Hardwiring happiness: the new brain science of contentment, calm, and confidence [i]
  40. () I can't stand (for) art [u]
  41. () Be happy, don't wait: the role of trait affect in job search [d]
  42. () The thin line between leisure and procrastination [u]
  43. () Ruminations and flow: why do people with a more harmonious passion experience higher well-being? [d]
  44. () Happiness as surplus or freely available energy [d]
  45. () Adventure therapy: theory, research, and practice [i]
  46. () Work happy: what great bosses know [i]
  47. () The engine of well-being [d]
  48. Kenneth C. Land, M. Joseph Sirgy, & Alex C. Michalos [ed] () Handbook of social indicators and quality-of-life research [i] [d]
  49. () Why we play: affect and the fun of games—designing emotions for games, entertainment interfaces, and interactive products [i] [d]
  50. () Happiness and the good life [i] [d]
  51. () A psycho-linguistic study on adult playfulness: its hierarchical structure and theoretical considerations [d]
  52. () What to do if you're having trouble rewarding yourself [u]
  53. () Having fun in social work [i]
  54. () Social happiness: theory into policy and practice [i]
  55. () If money doesn't make you happy, consider time [d]
  56. () Self-actualizing: where ego development finally feels good? [d]
  57. Ingrid Brdar [ed] () The human pursuit of well-being: a cultural approach [i] [d]
  58. () Psychological selection and optimal experience across cultures: social empowerment through personal growth [i] [d]
  59. () The ratio between positive and negative affect and flourishing mental health across adulthood [d]
  60. () Work or fun?: how task construal and completion influence regulatory behavior [d]
  61. () Don't hide your happiness!: positive emotion dissociation, social connectedness, and psychological functioning [d]
  62. () Time crawls when you're not having fun [d]
  63. () Researcher journeying and the adventure/danger impulse [d]
  64. () 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]
  65. () Emotional imagery: assessing pleasure and arousal in the brain's reward circuitry [d]
  66. () 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]
  67. Michael J. Karcher & Michael J. Nakkula [ed] () Play, talk, learn: promising practices in youth mentoring [i]
  68. () Insufficient emotion: soul-searching by a former indicter of strong emotions [d]
  69. () Exploring the role of meaningful experiences in users' appreciation of good movies [d]
  70. () The artist in the office: how to creatively survive and thrive seven days a week [i]
  71. () Self-conscious emotions and ridicule: shameful gelotophobes and guilt free katagelasticists [d]
  72. () Protect your energy at work [u]
  73. () The playful brain: the surprising science of how puzzles improve your mind [i]
  74. () The pleasures of play: pharmacological insights into social reward mechanisms [d]
  75. () Positive emotions [i] [d]
  76. () Positive affects and the transformation of suffering into flourishing [d]
  77. () Emotion and recognition at work: energy, vitality, pleasure, truth, desire, and the emergent phenomenology of transformational experience [i]
  78. () Looking on the bright side: accessing benign meanings reduces worry [d]
  79. Morten L. Kringelbach & Kent C. Berridge [ed] () Pleasures of the brain [i]
  80. () Mindfulness versus positive evaluation [i] [d]
  81. () Does time fly when you're having fun, or do you?: affect, agency, and embodiment in temporal communication [d]
  82. () Serious play: modern clown performance [i]
  83. () Gratitude predicts psychological well-being above the Big Five facets [d]
  84. () Following passionate interests to well-being [d]
  85. () Whole life satisfaction concepts of happiness [d]
  86. () On the process of becoming a great scientist [d]
  87. () The levity effect: why it pays to lighten up [i]
  88. () Know thyself and become what you are: a eudaimonic approach to psychological well-being [d]
  89. () Protestival: global days of action and carnivalized politics in the present [d]
  90. () Being good by doing good: daily eudaimonic activity and well-being [d]
  91. () Art leisure instead of art work: a conversation with Randall Szott [u]
  92. () Three ways to be happy: pleasure, engagement, and meaning—findings from Australian and US samples [d]
  93. () A guide to great field trips [i]
  94. (/2013) Volunteer: a traveller's guide to making a difference around the world [i]
  95. () How healthy is your organization?: the leader's guide to curing corporate diseases and promoting joyful cultures [i]
  96. () The learning conference [d]
  97. () World party: the rough guide to the world's best festivals [i]
  98. () Lessons from Bernard Rudofsky: life as a voyage [i]
  99. () Creating transformative cooperation through positive emotions [i]
  100. () The pleasant life, the engaged life, and the meaningful life: what about the balanced life? [d]
  101. () The creative license: giving yourself permission to be the artist you truly are [i]
  102. () Meeting excellence: 33 tools to lead meetings that get results [i]
  103. () Living well: a self-determination theory perspective on eudaimonia [d]
  104. () Benefits of all work and no play: the relationship between neuroticism and performance as a function of resource allocation [d]
  105. () Allan Kaprow, refusal/un-artist, Keith Tilford [u]
  106. () Talking about interest: exploring the role of social interaction for regulating motivation and the interest experience [d]
  107. () Interpreting the good life: growth memories in the lives of mature, happy people [d]
  108. () Leisure and health: why is leisure therapeutic? [d]
  109. () Love promotes health [p]
  110. () Leisure role of public libraries: a historical perspective [d]
  111. () Leisure role of public libraries: user views [d]
  112. () To grow in wisdom: Vannevar Bush, information overload, and the life of leisure [i] [d]
  113. () Improv wisdom: don't prepare, just show up [i]
  114. () The use of joyfulness as a community organizing strategy [d]
  115. () Invitation to the party: building bridges to the arts, culture, and community [i]
  116. () Feeling good: the science of well-being [i]
  117. () The neurobiology of pleasure, reward processes, addiction and their health implications [p]
  118. () 'Nothing that feels bad is ever the last step': the role of positive emotions in experiential work with difficult emotional experiences [d]
  119. () The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions [d]
  120. () Well-being: towards an integration of psychology, neurobiology and social science [d]
  121. () Secrets of connecting leadership and learning with humor [i]
  122. Stephen Joseph [ed] (/2015) Positive psychology in practice: promoting human flourishing in work, health, education, and everyday life [i] [d]
  123. () Making war with love: the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army [d]
  124. () The role of subjective well-being in positive youth development [d]
  125. () Johnny joins the freak-bike gang [u]
  126. () The false duality of work and leisure [d]
  127. Marc H. Bornstein, Lucy Davidson, Corey L. M. Keyes, & Kristin A. Moore [ed] () Well-being: positive development across the life course [i]
  128. () The art of waking people up: cultivating awareness and authenticity at work [i]
  129. () The happy workaholic: a role model for employees [d] [j]
  130. () More balls than hands: juggling your way to success by learning to love your mistakes [i]
  131. (/2011) 1001 smart travel tips [i]
  132. (/2010) The rough guide to first-time around the world [i]
  133. () The power of full engagement: managing energy, not time, is the key to high performance and personal renewal [i]
  134. () Vagabonding: an uncommon guide to the art of long-term world travel [i]
  135. Joan Solomon [ed] () The passion to learn: an inquiry into autodidactism [i]
  136. () The perfect wrong note: learning to trust your musical self [i]
  137. () Improvise this!: how to think on your feet so you don't fall on your face [i]
  138. () Creative fitness: applying health psychology and exercise science to everyday life [i]
  139. () The big book of meeting games: 75 quick, fun activities for leading creative, energetic, productive meetings [i]
  140. () Off to the side: a memoir [i]
  141. () The tyranny of the positive attitude in America: observation and speculation [d]
  142. () Authentic happiness: using the new positive psychology to realize your potential for lasting fulfillment [i]
  143. () To sing like a river—opening the voice [i]
  144. () A big new free happy unusual life: self-expression and spiritual practice for those who have time for neither [i]
  145. () Relax, it's only uncertainty: lead the way when the way is changing [i]
  146. () The hard road to the good life: the happy, mature person [d]
  147. () Practicing secrets [i]
  148. () Travel broadens the mind [d]
  149. () 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]
  150. () The big book of stress-relief games: quick, fun activities for feeling better at work [i]
  151. () Why positive emotions matter in organizations: lessons from the broaden-and-build model [d]
  152. () The inner game of work [i]
  153. () Play and the power of news [d]
  154. Yuri L. Hanin [ed] () Emotions in sport [i]
  155. () The career fix-it book: how to make your job work better for you [i]
  156. () Highs!: over 150 ways to feel really, really good... without alcohol or other drugs [i]
  157. () The four qualities of life [d]
  158. (/2000) How much joy can you stand?: a creative guide to facing your fears and making your dreams come true [i]
  159. () Working it out: using exercise in psychotherapy [i] [d]
  160. () Have you ever?: questions about you, your friends, and your world [i]
  161. () The big book of icebreakers: 50 quick, fun activities for energizing meetings and workshops [i]
  162. () What good are positive emotions? [d]
  163. (/2007) The Amazon [i]
  164. (/2001) The inspirational trainer: making your training flexible, spontaneous & creative [i]
  165. () Personal projects, happiness, and meaning: on doing well and being yourself [d]
  166. () Is happiness a cause of health? [d]
  167. () Finding flow: the psychology of engagement with everyday life [i]
  168. () The journey is the destination: the journals of Dan Eldon [i]
  169. () Beyond the dogmas of conventional psychotherapy: the integration movement [i]
  170. () All work and no play: a focus on leisure time as a means for promoting health [d]
  171. (/2004) 100 ways to motivate yourself: change your life forever [i]
  172. (/2004) How to be happy at work: a practical guide to career satisfaction [i]
  173. () Positive affect [u]
  174. () Gary Snyder: The art of poetry No. 74 [u]
  175. () Effortless mastery: liberating the master musician within [i]
  176. (/2000) A warning to students of all ages [o] [u]
  177. (/2003) Essays on the blurring of art and life [i]
  178. (/1999) Jobs for people who love to travel: opportunities at home and abroad [i]
  179. (/2004) Opening the hand of thought: foundations of Zen Buddhist practice [i]
  180. (/2009) Abrir la mano del pensamiento: fundamentos de la práctica del budismo zen [i]
  181. (/2004) Understanding creativity [i]
  182. () Effects of optimism on psychological and physical well-being: theoretical overview and empirical update [d]
  183. (/1995) Conversations on science, culture, and time [i]
  184. () Buddhism and self-healing [i]
  185. () Integrating leisure guidance into a career counseling center [d]
  186. (/2007) The now habit: a strategic program for overcoming procrastination and enjoying guilt-free play [i]
  187. () Healthy pleasures [i]
  188. (/2003) Conversing with Cage [i]
  189. () Positive affect facilitates creative problem solving [d]
  190. (/2009) Volunteer vacations: short-term adventures that will benefit you and others [i]
  191. () The inner game of music [i]
  192. () Democracy is fun [o]
  193. (/2004) Work with passion: how to do what you love for a living [i]
  194. () Conditions of happiness [i] [d]
  195. (/2011) Work your way around the world [i]
  196. (/1992) The joyless economy: the psychology of human satisfaction [i]
  197. () Seeing with the mind's eye: the history, techniques, and uses of visualization [i]
  198. (/1997) The inner game of tennis [i]
  199. (/1995) Letter to a harsh critic: I have nothing to admit [i]
  200. () The book of highs: 250 ways to alter consciousness without drugs [i]
  201. (/2003) The education of the un-artist [i]
  202. (/2004) Gilles Deleuze talks philosophy [i]
  203. () An essay on liberation [i]
  204. () You are extraordinary [o]
  205. (/1983) Nietzsche and philosophy [i]
  206. () Lecture on nothing [i]
  207. (/1998) Leisure, the basis of culture; The philosophical act [i]
  208. (/1996) The importance of living [i]
  209. (/1969) Fullness of life through leisure [o]
  210. () Intelligent living [o]
  211. (/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]
  212. (/1948) The intellectual life: its spirit, conditions, methods [o]
  213. (/1917) The energies of men [o] [u]

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14th edition, last updated: 24 March 2019
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