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2014-06-06 23:09:40

Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing (Viva Editions 2014) was recommended as a strategy for fighting depression. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Tina Gilbertson's Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them was featured on Everyday Health as one of five surprising ways to fight depression. As the article explains, "Simply avoiding your negative emotions can actually lead to feelings of depression." Tina advises that instead of burying...

2014-05-31 23:09:38

People in Paraguay are the happiest in the world, according to a new Gallup Poll, which ranked 138 countries. Not surprisingly for the United States, work often got in the way of happiness. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 A poll released earlier this month by Gallup ranked 138 countries on a happiest scale by asking adults a series of questions about their previous day. The top spot was taken by Paraguay for the third year in a row, while four other countries in Latin America—Panama,...

bicycle commuters are happiest
2014-05-30 05:04:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Transportation, no matter what mode you use, is part of our daily lives. We ride our bikes for exercise, ride the train or bus to work, or drive our cars on vacation. Researchers at Clemson University wanted to know how our different modes of transportation affect our moods, and which would make us the happiest. The study, published in the journal Transportation, examined how emotions like happiness, pain, stress, sadness and fatigue...

2014-05-29 23:20:26

The Secret Society of Happy People is offering a happiness counter that helps people focus on things that provide feelings of happiness every day. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 An article published Tuesday on Time.com entitled "Why Some People Get Depressed And Others Get Resilient" shared the results of a new study by The Journal of Neuroscience showing why some people get depressed while others get resilient pointed to brain neurons as the trigger of the respective outlooks....

2014-05-22 16:30:40

NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The microblogging social network Happy Fuel hosted its second Internet Week New York event on Tuesday, May 20 at the Union Square Ballroom. It was a huge hit, with over 200 media and digital professionals in attendance. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140522/90564 The event, titled Social Media + Happiness = Happy Media Happy Hour, created a real-time, experiential version of the happy things guests can share on Happy Fuel's...

2014-05-20 23:14:35

The TURNING STONEchoice Process is simple to use and highly effective in identifying the best choice when faced with difficult decisions. It develops anti-bullying and conflict resolution skills while building character (respect, responsibility, kindness and honesty). Voorhees, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 TURNING STONEchoice released this month the STOP Sign graphic. This is used to remind individuals to stop, breathe and think through a problem before saying and/or doing something that may...

2014-05-13 16:34:15

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The microblogging social network Happy Fuel will host its second Internet Week NY event on Tuesday, May 20 from 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm. The event, titled Social Media + Happiness = Happy Media Happy Hour, will create a real-time, experiential version of the fun things guests can share on Happy Fuel's mobile and web apps. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/87250 ) Guests will enjoy drinks and live flamenco music at the Happy Fuel...

2014-05-06 08:28:43

Features Chris O'Donnell on Why Happiness is a Key Factor to His Life as an Actor and Father DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Considered one of the greatest virtues, compassion - the feeling of empathy for others - is the theme of Live Happy magazine's May/June 2014 issue that hits stands today. Live Happy is the first ever lifestyle magazine to balance the science of positive psychology with the art of application, and as the new issue reveals, recent studies and scientific research...

2014-04-30 23:18:21

With a highly demanding lifestyle, many times people lose focus as to what matters. In a new video, Conscious Counselor explores means of happiness and how to live life in the present. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 It can be easy to get caught up in the high-demand of modern life. As a society, people are constantly drawn to their mobile devices for either work, school, and just the need to be constantly connected to friends. Because of this high-demand lifestyle many are...

2014-04-30 23:11:53

The OYea2 brand extends into the at-large licensing community. Pond5.com is its first royalty-free outlet and more will follow. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 OYea Music (BMI) bolsters its net-based audio media distribution with the official launch of OyeaMusic on the Pond 5 stock media platform. In the spirit of the multi-channel model of product visibility, touted by Jay Abraham, Mary Ellen Tribby (among many others), the new era of internet advertising demands nothing less. It is...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'