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2012-03-13 09:04:24

When you think of the elderly you may get a vision of a grumpy old man, but a new study from the University of Warwick in the U.K. finds that older people are typically happier. The study studied the lifestyle and health patterns in more than 10,000 people in both the U.S. and U.K., looking at eight factors including perception of general health, pain, social functioning and mental health. "The researchers found that people reported better mental quality of life as they age, despite a...

2012-03-08 08:00:00

Creator of unique and original party supplies uses popular social media sites to share baby shower ideas and birthday party inspiration — making them the go-to source for the latest party trends. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 Participating in popular social media sites, such as Facebook, BigDotOfHappiness.com is able to connect with customers and create a loyal following. With more than 20,000 Facebook fans, Big Dot of Happiness has achieved a premier status among experienced...

2012-03-07 11:39:02

A complex and fascinating portrait of a society suffering the effects of the deepest recession since the early 1990s and in which young people appear to have been hardest hit is revealed by new findings from the UK's largest longitudinal household survey Understanding Society. The research published also shows that efforts to get more students from poorer backgrounds to go to university have not been successful and that more needs to be done to get teenagers to live a healthier life in order...

2012-03-06 14:02:18

People who are considered ambitious attend the best colleges and universities, have prestigious careers and earn high salaries, but they don't necessarily lead more successful lives, according to new research by Timothy Judge, professor of management at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. The lead author of "On the Value of Aiming High: The Causes and Consequences of Ambition" forthcoming from the Journal of Applied Psychology, Judge seeks to create a better...

2012-03-05 23:05:56

Believing your partner is trying to be empathetic more important to relationship than actual empathy, according to new study Men like to know when their wife or girlfriend is happy while women really want the man in their life to know when they are upset, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association. The study involved a diverse sample of couples and found that men's and women's perceptions of their significant other's empathy, and their abilities to tell...

2012-03-05 22:53:54

People's personalities can change considerably over time, say scientists, suggesting that leopards really can change their spots. Psychologists from The University of Manchester and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) also showed that small positive personality changes may lead to greater increases in happiness than earning more money, marrying, or gaining employment. The study, published in the journal Social Indicators Research, should be of interest to British...

2012-03-02 14:05:50

Teenagers who turn their backs on a healthy lifestyle and turn to drink, cigarettes and junk food are significantly unhappier than their healthier peers. New research also shows that 12-13 is a catalyst age when young people turn away from the healthy habits of their younger years and start to get involved in risky behaviors. The research, which used information from Understanding Society, a long-term study of 40,000 UK households funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC),...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

Integrative health care physician, Elson M. Haas, MD is encouraging happiness and health for all families and children this Valentine´s Day by promoting self-esteem and healthy eating habits through books and apps from Seasons Studios, the company that he created with long-time collaborator, Bethany Argisle. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Integrative health care physician, Elson M. Haas, MD is encouraging happiness and health for all families and children this...

2012-02-09 11:00:00

Enhance body health, happiness, and success. Decrease depression. Reduce anxiety and stress. Increase energy with Dr. Carol Francis using 12 body-mind exercises. Seminar located in the Los Angeles Area Feb 16, 2012 6:30PM Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 February 16, 2012, at 6:30 PM, 12 different well-researched exercises will be taught by Psychologist and Hypnotherapist, Dr. Carol Francis. These 12 exercise have been linked to body-mind health, happiness, success, and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.