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Vox (November 2019): American happiness is plummeting. Could a few words change that?

New York Times (March 2019): What to do when you're bored of your routines.

Evening Standard (June 2018): Words from around the world to describe the many different types of happiness.

The Mail (June 2018): 100 ways to be happy.

Corriere Della Sera (June 2018): La parola italiana che spiega agli inglesi l’orgoglio «buono»

TIME (May 2018): How learning new words could make you happier.

The Times (Feb 2018): How do I love thee? Science counts the ways and uncovers 14.

Balance (Feb 2018): Words for Valentine's issue.

Kurier (Feb 2017): Lexikon für die Gefühle dieser Welt.

Corriere Della Sera (Jan 2017): Le parole per descrivere la felicità in 26 lingue del mondo.

 

BBC Future (Jan 2017): The 'untranslatable' emotions you never knew you had.

Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Jan 2017): Das Glück der Anderen.

Metro US (Jan 2017): The power of positive speaking.

Metro (Oct 2016): Put your inner dragons to good use.

Le Monde (Sept 2016): Traduire Shakespeare.

The psychologist (Aug 2016): You're not bored, you're meditating.

Wall St. Journal (Aug 2016): Why you need negative feelings.

Le Temps (Jun 2016): L’intraduisible côté obscur du bien-être.

 

The New Yorker (May 2016): A glossary of happiness.

The Sunday Times (May 2016): Word association.

Harper's Magazine (May 2016): Joy to the world.

The Independent (May 2016): 17 beautiful words that have no English translation.

The Stylist (May 2016): Expanding our emotional lexicon.

The Mail (May 2016): Are you feestvarken?

Scientific American (Apr 2016): There are no words.

The Psychologist (Apr 2016): 216 untranslatable words.

Huffington Post (Feb 2016): On 'happiness,' A muddy word for a muddy feeling.

Mental Floss (Feb 2016): 32 words for positive phenomena that don't have an English equivalent.

BPS Digest (Jan 2016): There are at least 216 foreign words for positive emotional states and concepts that we don't have in English.

The Mail (Jan 2016): No wonder we're all so miserable! English just doesn't have the words to be happy.

Gizmodo (Jan 2016): English is surprisingly devoid of emotionally positive words.

Quartz (Jan 2016)There are hundreds of positive emotions that have no direct English translation

LATEST PAPERS

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Rorotoko (February 2019): Tim Lomas on his book Translating Happiness.

Psychology Today (February 2019): What does love mean?

Psychology Today (December 2018): What can we learn about prosociality from other cultures.

Psychology Today (November 2018): Can mindfulness improve wellbeing in the workplace.

The Boston Globe (July 2018): 1,000 words for happiness.

The Irish Times (July 2018): More happiness is worth having, in any language.

The Scotsman (June 2018): ‘Fiero’: A new kind of national pride for the 2018 World Cup

Psychology Today (June 2018): The call of the unknown.

Psychology Today (June 2018): The farther reaches of yoga.

Psychology Today (June 2018): How can we cultivate less problematic forms of pride?

Psychology Today (June 2018): A renewed vision of the natural world.

Psychology Today (May 2018): Sharing the secrets of good parenting.

Psychology Today (May 2018): How can we avoid resenting others?

Psychology Today (May 2018): How can we heal social division and conflict?

Psychology Today (May 2018): The pleasures of the passeggiata.

Psychology Today (May 2018): Why is acceptance so powerful?

The Psychologist (April 2018): Five words that matter to psychology.

Psychology Today (Apr 2018): The therapeutic power of nature.

Psychology Today (Apr 2018): Why all the hype about hygge?

Psychology Today (Apr 2018): Seeking nirvāṇa.

Psychology Today (Apr 2018): What does it mean to have passion and purpose?

Psychology Today (Mar 2018): Why (and how) do we long for utopia?

Psychology Today (Mar 2018): Greek philosophy and the key to happiness.

Psychology Today (Mar 2018): Why is Finland so happy?

Psychology Today (Mar 2018): The varieties of meditative experience.

Psychology Today (Mar 2018): What Finnish can teach us about resilience.

The Conversation (Feb 2018): How I discovered there’s (at least) 14 different kinds of love by analysing the world’s languages.

Quartz (Oct 2016): Don't worry, be happy.

The Times (Oct 2016): Why anger is good for you — and so is sadness.

The Observer (Oct 2016): Taming the green eyed monster: envy and its benefits.

The Mail (Oct 2016): Sad, guity, anxious?

Sheerluxe (Oct 2016): How to positive channel your negative emotions.

Psychology Today (Oct 2016): What if we've got it wrong about boredom?

The Conversation (Aug 2016): The untapped value of positive psychology.

The Psychologist (Jul 2016): Positive psychology - The second wave.

Scientific American (Jul 2016): The magic of untranslatable words.

Psychology Today (Mar 2016): Seeing through new eyes: The value of untranslatable words.

Psychology Today (Mar 2016): Where does the word meditation come from?

Huffington Post (Mar 2016): The importance of being koselig.

Huffington Post (Feb 2016): Mono no aware, and the aesthetics of impermanence.

Huffington Post (Feb 2016): The spirit of aloha.

Psychology Today (Feb 2016): The 12 virtues of boredom.

Psychology Today (Jan 2016): Second wave positive psychology.

The Guardian (Apr 2014): Sexual aggression isn't an expression of maleness.

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