Latest Happiness Stories

2012-05-07 14:34:13

The sayings “variety is the spice of life” and “happiness isn´t getting what you want, but wanting what you get” seem to have a psychological basis, according to a new study by an MU psychologist who identified two keys to becoming happier and staying that way. “Although the Declaration of Independence upholds the right to pursue happiness, that search can be a never-ending quest,” said Kennon Sheldon, professor of psychological sciences in the...

2012-04-30 05:26:07

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- You´ve heard it all: exercise keeps you fit, makes you less likely to eat junk food, keeps your heart healthy, etc. But did you know that exercise helps prevent psychological distress? And that psychological distress can cause functional limitations? In a study conducted by Gregory Kolt, PhD, of the University of Western Sydney, School of Science and Health, Kolt proves just that: exercise, psychological distress, and functional limitations are all inter-connected,...

2012-04-27 23:01:26

Every success starts with a positive thought. Make Money by Dr. Harsimran Singh Upper Brookville, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 The following are some extracts from Dr. Harsimran Singh's book,"How 12 Immigrants Made Billions-12 Keys to Success." Positive thoughts lay the foundation to making money and living a successful life. One should do everything one can do to think positively and counter one´s fears with reasoning. Oftentimes, the reasons behind self-doubt and fear force an...

2012-04-18 13:33:09

Over the last few decades numerous studies have shown negative states, such as depression, anger, anxiety, and hostility, to be detrimental to cardiovascular health. Less is known about how positive psychological characteristics are related to heart health. In the first and largest systematic review on this topic to date, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers found that positive psychological well-being appears to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular...

Be Happy, Be Healthy, Suggests Harvard Review
2012-04-18 09:33:59

It has been long known that people who are chronically angry, anxious or depressed have a higher risk of heart attacks, so it only makes sense that those who are happy, upbeat and have a positive outlook on life have a decreased risk of heart problems, and that´s just what US experts have found in a new study. A Harvard review of more than 200 studies, reported in the online journal Psychological Bulletin, suggests that people who are high on life have a lower risk of developing heart...

2012-04-04 23:00:39

Combining six decades of clinical experience with cutting-edge research, in Code to Joy, two acclaimed leaders in the field of psychology have developed a revolutionary approach to happiness–one that´s accessible and practical enough to apply at home, yet powerful enough to create a profoundly positive transformation in our lives. Doctors George Pratt and Peter Lambrou have been delivering successful results to professional athletes, top executitves, celebrities, and nearly 45,000...

2012-03-28 00:46:55

People enjoy watching tragedy movies like “Titanic” because they deliver what may seem to be an unlikely benefit: tragedies actually make people happier in the short-term. Researchers found that watching a tragedy movie caused people to think about their own close relationships, which in turn boosted their life happiness.  The result was that what seems like a negative experience — watching a sad story — made people happier by bringing attention to some...

2012-03-25 23:01:51

'God's Pen: Lessons on Life and Light' looks at life and living from the viewpoint of a letter from God, and makes journal-style commentary on a full range of life issues. Stateline, NV (PRWEB) March 24, 2012 ARC-A Realized Community, the Personal Growth industry's new web-based company, has published Tamma Ford's new full-length e-book called "God's Pen: Lessons on Life and Light, A Journal". The book, available now for download on http://www.arealizedcommunity.com as a PDF download or a...

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