Human Flourishing Blog

The Human Flourishing publishes roughly monthly research summaries on some of our work to study and promote flourishing. These are sent out by e-mail (sign up here) and published by Psychology Today. You can find our past postings on the links below:

Why Caring and Character Matter

Global Flourishing, a Preview

The Decline of Well-Being in Young Adults

Why Spirituality Matters in Medicine

Philosophies of Work

Methodology for Flourishing

Seeking Peace Through Love

Beyond Happiness

How We Can Rebuild Communities After the Pandemic

Schooling Types and Human Flourishing

Flourishing at Work and Flourishing in Life

Character and Human Flourishing

Measuring Well-Being

Preventing and Healing Child Abuse in Religious Communities

religious community

Religious Community and Human Flourishing

Focus and Flourishing at Work

Hope for the Next Year and Beyond

FREEDOMSimple Activities to Enhance Flourishing


National Well-Being Before and During the Pandemic

Volunteering and Flourishing

Volunteering and Human Flourishing

Calculus of Lives

The Calculus of Lives Under Covid-19


Citizenship in a Networked Age

Citizenship in a Networked Age

Negative News

Balancing Negative News Reporting


Love of Neighbor

Love of Neighbor During Pandemic

Deaths of Despair

Deaths of Despair and Religion

Templeton Gallup Global Flourishing Study

The Global Flourishing Study


Flourishing Amidst the Coronavirus

Positive Epidemology

What is Positive Epidemiology?

purpose in life

What Brings Meaning and Purpose in Life? 

supportive employment

Work Instead of Welfare for Flourishing– How Far Does It Go? 

children and generosity

Does a Religious Upbringing Promote Generosity or Not?

video games and flourishing

Video Games, Violence, Media, and Suicide

flourishing and medicine

Flourishing in Medicine 


Parental love

How Parental Love Impacts Flourishing Later in Life 


Forgiveness: An Important Aspect of Flourishing