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2012-08-08 23:03:42

A new study links teenage gratitude to improved mental health; faith-based website, followme.org, says the benefits of gratitude extend into the adult years, too. (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Showing gratitude may be one of the keys to unlocking satisfaction in life, says faith-based website, followme.org. That statement came today as researchers released findings linking teenagers´ sense of gratitude to healthy outlooks on life. Increases in gratitude are “significantly related to...

2012-07-11 23:00:35

Web application gives users the tools to take positive action in life, through identifying, prioritising and tracking key goals and achievements. Bristol, UK (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 TEN LTD, the international leadership consultancy, today announced the launch of 10+ (http://mytenplus.com), a new life management web application. 10+ allows users to identify the parts of their lives that they´d like to improve, based on 10 pre-defined areas, such as work, family, health and learning. These...

2012-07-10 23:01:53

Rev. Hope Johnson, founder of Miracle Botanicals shares breakthrough information as to why most relationships fail, and how to use pure essential oil to help create more relational harmony. Pahoa, HI (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 New insight into the nature of Life, published on http://www.thewaytotheway.com reveals that happy relationships don´t automatically happen to people. According to Hope Johnson, relationship expert at Miracle Botanicals, Prosperity Formula can play an important role...

2012-06-28 23:00:09

The United Nations General Assembly today adopted by consensus, the “International Day of Happiness.” New York, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 The International Day of Happiness is a movement to promote happiness as a universal goal and aspiration in the lives of human beings around the world. A coalition led by Dr. Hamid Al-Bayati Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations, the International Day of Happiness is created in the spirit of the initiatives and other ongoing...

2012-06-21 02:16:12

New research suggests that overall happiness in life is more related to how much you are respected and admired by those around you, not to the status that comes from how much money you have stashed in your bank account. Psychological scientist Cameron Anderson of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and his co-authors explore the relationship between different types of status and well-being in a new article published in Psychological Science, a journal of...

2012-06-20 00:52:25

If it is indeed nobler to give than to receive, it may also make you happier  — even if you´re a toddler, according to a new study co-authored by three psychologists at the University of British Columbia. The study, published in PLoS One, an on-line journal from the Public Library of Science, finds that toddlers under the age of two are happier when giving treats to others than receiving treats themselves.  Furthermore, children are happier when they give their own...

2012-06-11 10:43:39

New research from the University of Warwick suggests getting more money may not make you happier, especially if you are neurotic. In a working paper, economist Dr Eugenio Proto, from the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) at the University of Warwick, looked at how personality traits can affect the way we feel about our income in terms of levels of life satisfaction. He found evidence suggesting that neurotic people can view a pay rise or an increase in income...

2012-05-31 12:39:25

Married people may be happier in the long run than those who aren't married, according to new research by Michigan State University scientists. Their study, online in the Journal of Research in Personality, finds that although matrimony does not make people happier than they were when they were single, it appears to protect against normal declines in happiness during adulthood. "Our study suggests that people on average are happier than they would have been if they didn't get married,"...

2012-05-30 10:15:40

If you are a white girl, a black girl or a black boy, exposure to today's electronic media in the long run tends to make you feel worse about yourself. If you're a white boy, you'll feel better, according to a new study led by an Indiana University professor. Nicole Martins, an assistant professor of telecommunications in the IU College of Arts and Sciences, and Kristen Harrison, professor of communication studies at the University of Michigan, also found that black children in their study...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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