Latest Happiness Stories

2013-02-21 23:03:21

In a recent online post, educational expert Jonathan Doyle argues that pornography addiction has a strong relationship with low self-esteem. (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 Education expert Jonathan Doyle argues in a new online post that pornography has a powerful relationship with low self-esteem. Doyle, who has delivered live seminars to over a quarter of a million people is the founder of a new website called Stopusingpornography.com which provides paid online programs and free articles on...

Twitter Helps Determine Happiest And Saddest US States
2013-02-20 16:24:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have turned to the pioneer microblogging service Twitter to help them determine the happiest and saddest states in the US. Scientists at the University of Vermont studied 10 million tweets posted from 373 different sites across the country, ranking the saddest and happiest states based on the frequency of happy and sad words posted onto the microblogging site. Hawaii was found to be the happiest state during the study,...

Older Means Happier
2013-02-07 19:25:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online People who are worried about getting older can at least count on being happier as they age, according to a new study in the journal Psychological Science. In the study, a group of American researchers found self-reported feelings of well-being tend to increase with age. They also discovered a person´s sense of well-being can be shaped by the year he or she was born, also known as their “birth cohort.” The...

2013-01-23 23:02:59

Positive Business DC today announced that renowned author, Caroline Adams Miller, will disclose how setting goals leads to happiness and success during their January 31 Meetup. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Start 2013 on a positive note with Positive Business DC´s “Well-being in the Workplace Series.” Positive Business DC today announced that renowned author, Caroline Adams Miller, will disclose how setting goals leads to happiness and success during their...

The Effect Of Sleep On Relationships And Social Bonds
2013-01-20 06:25:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The key to enjoying a long, happy, and healthy relationship could be making sure you get enough sleep, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley claim in a new study. In research presented Saturday at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in New Orleans, lead investigator Amie Gordon, a psychologist at the university, and colleagues discovered that sleep deprivation can leave...

Materialistic Consumers Find Happiness In ‘Wanting’, Not ‘Having’
2013-01-15 15:28:06

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new research report, it turns out that money really can buy happiness after all. Sort of. This week, the Journal of Consumer Research (JCR) released the findings of a study indicating that society´s most materialistic consumers appear to get more happiness from wanting the products of their desires than they actually get from owning them. Moreover, the authors noted that this pleasure of anticipation stems...

Facebook Has Physical And Mental Effects
2013-01-15 04:20:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research finds that social network users tend to have inflated self-esteem due to the number of "likes" and other positive comments received from close friends. This, in turn, can reduce self-control both on and offline, said the researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia Business School. Social network users focused on close friends also report having higher body-mass indexes and higher levels of...

2013-01-02 05:04:28

For the 15th year the society names the five happiest events of the year. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 The Secret Society of Happy People announces its 15th annual Happiest Events and Moments of the year: 5.    Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy. 4.    Gabby Douglas´s talent and smile captured our hearts when she became the first African-American to win the Olympic all-around...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.