Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Apps & Podcasts

Phone Apps

Live Happy is a positive psychology iPhone app developed by Signal Patterns' SP Labs research team together with Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky, author of the book The How of Happiness and professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside.

Gratitude Stream is a global "stream" of good thoughts and thanks. Expressing gratitude is a scientifically-proven method of boosting your short and long term happiness.

Eat, Chew, Rest is an iPhone app to help you eat more slowly and mindfully. Employing visual prompts it tells you when to chew and when to savour the flavour -- and when to stop scoffing and have a chat. Learn to appreciate, savor, and reflect.

The Sleep Cycle alarm clock is a bio-alarm clock that analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you when you are in the lightest sleep phase. Waking up in the lightest sleep phase feels like waking without an alarm clock - it is a natural way to wake up where you feel rested and relaxed.

Receive Daily Karma, Deepak Video Blogs and Inspirational quotes both on your iPhone/iPod and in your email. You specify the time of the day for delivery of your personal daily gift from Deepak Chopra and the app sends tiny bits of inspiration your way each day. Click here for more Deepak Chopra apps.


 In the Buddhist tradition, talks on spiritual teachings have directly served the awakening of those on the path. Tara Brach has explored the art and science of Buddhist mindfulness and heart meditations. This series was designed to benefit new students as well as experienced practitioners who want to refresh their understanding of the core teachings and principles in meditative practice.

Sounds True was founded in 1985 by Tami Simon with a clear mission: to disseminate spiritual wisdom. It is in this spirit that we present this podcast, a series of interviews with the world's leading spiritual teachers, visionary writers, and living luminaries about their newest work and current challenges—the "growing edge" of their inner inquiry and outer contribution to the world.

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