I thought I would pass on from the mindful.org website yet another piece featuring my Wisconsin colleague Richie Davidson, noting his presentation on "Four Constituents of Well-Being," namely:
Resilience - rapid recovery from shit happening
Outlook -savoring positive, seeing good in people
Attention - a wandering mind is an unhappy mind
Generosity - kindness to oneself and others
The article has numerous links to research on good stuff which offers a temporary relief from the dystopian input of our entertainment and news overlords.