Latest Happiness Stories

2013-09-09 23:27:41

New book reveals how to advance our 'caveman brain' for radical happiness. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Neuropsychologist Rick Hanson made a name for himself with his first book, Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom. Hanson's new book Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence' (Random House, Oct 2013) illustrates how taking just a few extra seconds to stay with a positive...

2013-08-29 23:26:13

When unhappiness happens silver linings can help you find your happy again. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Unhappiness Happens! When it does, the challenge is finding happiness again quicker. Since 40% of someone's happiness is within their control, when unhappiness happens, the approach they take towards an unhappy situation determines how long it takes to find their happy again. The Secret Society of Happy People will host a free webinar Happiness Happens When I See Silver...

2013-08-28 23:27:08

Y55: Happiness Trainer Mobile App Debuts at End of Summer “HappyThon” at Brooklyn’s McCarren Park New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Y55: Happiness Trainer, a soon to be released first of its kind happiness training mobile platform that enables users to follow their personal profile with a weekly program, received its campaign debut at an end of summer mixed crowd gathering of several hundreds of families, young couples, and hipsters in their late 20s and early 30s in one of the...

Android App Links Mood And Location
2013-08-23 10:42:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Princeton University have developed an Android app to determine when and where people are at their happiest. This information could later be used to ensure more accurate survey results and better understand particular demographics. The study worked simply enough: After the subjects downloaded the app, they were asked periodically “How happy are you?” The app would then record their response and log their location....

2013-08-06 23:24:01

Social Media Makes Sharing Happiness Happier. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The Secret Society of Happy People will celebrate the 14th Annual Happens Day on August 8th with a social media event, HappyThon2013, to encourage chats about online happiness. “The day originally began to encourage people to talk more about happiness,” says Society Founder Pamela Gail Johnson. “We even got proclamations from 19 governors in 1999 to make it feel official.” After the first year, per...

Human Genes React Positively To Happiness
2013-07-30 09:45:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's long been suggested by motivational speakers and proponents of alternative medicine alike that simply thinking positively and doing good for others could have a dramatic effect on mind, body and soul. Now research teams from UCLA and the University of North Carolina (UNC) say there may be tangible, physical proof human cells really do react positively to happiness and a benevolent spirit. According to the research, people who...

2013-07-29 23:21:18

Happiness Happens Month Starts the Habit of Happiness Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 The Secret Society of Happy People will celebrate the 13th Annual Happens Month beginning August 1. “The purpose of Happiness Happens Month is to encourage people to talk more about happiness every day in August.” says Society Founder Pamela Gail Johnson. “After 31 days of noticing more happiness you’ve laid the foundation to notice it for the rest of the year.” The Society provides general...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).