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Exaggerated Praise Not Good for kids
2014-01-02 16:26:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Parents may need to hold off on giving their child too much praise because stroking an ego that much may do more harm than good says a new study. Researchers found that parents who give inflated praise to a child with low self esteem may actually be setting that child up to achieve less. The team said that children with high self-esteem who are constantly lauded thrive, but those with lower self-esteem tend to run away from new...

2013-12-30 23:20:59

The Secret Society of Happy People has released its Top Ten Happiest Happenings of 2013 that focus on people, events and things that made people smile. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The Secret Society of Happy People has come up with the Top Ten Happiest Happenings of 2013. "Virtually, every media organization releases a list of the best of or top ranked list of the year in the various genres they cover, but it's our job to focus on what has lifted the human spirit and...

2013-12-18 23:25:05

The Secret Society of Happy People has released a free activity list of 31 Winter Happiness Boosters to anyone wanting to enjoy the holidays and combat the 'holiday blues.' Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The Secret Society of Happy People has released 31 Winter Happiness Boosters to combat the holiday blues. "We often feel pressure to be happier during the holidays because of the expectations instilled in us through movies and commercials that depict the holiday...

2013-12-18 23:00:18

Inspiring guide restores happiness in people’s lives with a simple process called Heart Happiness. Warkworth, New Zealand (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Wellness coach and international personal change instructor Julienne Rose shares her spiritual meditation experiences in her first book, “The Heart of Happiness: Restoring Happiness with Heart-Centred Healing” (published by Balboa Press). Research done by internationally recognized nonprofit Heart Math supports for the part the heart’s...

2013-12-18 13:51:00

While residents of wealthy nations tend to have greater life satisfaction, new research shows that those living in poorer nations report having greater meaning in life. These findings, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggest that meaning in life may be higher in poorer nations as a result of greater religiosity. As countries become richer, religion becomes less central to people's lives and they lose a sense of meaning in life....

2013-12-14 23:00:39

The new “14 mental health boosting tips” article on the site Vkool.com instructs people how to improve mental health effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 The new “14 mental health boosting tips” article on the website Vkool.com delivers helpful ways on how to improve mental health and strengthen physical health within a short period of time. This report is really ideal for those people who want to balance their mood and eliminate negative thoughts rapidly without...

Skiing Can Help Boost Happiness, Well-Being
2013-12-02 18:30:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers have confirmed in a study published in Applied Research in Quality of Life that skiing can give a boost of pleasure and well-being. A team at Yonsei University in the Republic of Korea conducted a survey of 279 visitors at three major ski resorts in South Korea. They measured the level of happiness and satisfaction of skiers and snowboarders by assessing their sense of pleasure, their level of flow or engagement in the...

2013-11-29 12:59:21

Economists have shed light on the vexed question of whether economic development can buy happiness – and it seems that life satisfaction actually dips among people living in the wealthiest countries. Politicians are intensely interested in the link between national wealth and levels of happiness among the population, but it is a subject which is still wide open to debate among economists. A new analysis led by economists Eugenio Proto in the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the...

2013-11-26 23:28:12

The Secret Society of Happy People provides a free five-step workbook to a stress-free holiday season. The workbook helps to plan ahead to organize supplies, minimize errands, and schedule end-of-year appointments early in December. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The Secret Society of Happy People is offering a free downloadable 17-page workbook entitled "Five Ways To Simplify Your Holidays" to enable people to plan ahead and reduce stress. The workbook consists of...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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