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depression it gets better or does it
2014-10-22 03:00:35

Adults typically believe that life gets better — today is better than yesterday was and tomorrow will be even better than today. A new study shows that even depressed individuals believe in a brighter future, but this optimistic belief may not lead to better outcomes.

happy wife happy life
2014-09-16 05:19:13

A Rutgers study has found that when it comes to how satisfied a man is with his life, a wife who is happy in their marriage is more important than how the man feels about any other aspect of the union.

Materialism And The Treadmill Of Consumption
2014-04-01 12:25:26

People who are materialistic are more likely to be depressed and unsatisfied, in part because they find it harder to be grateful for what they have, according to a study by Baylor University researchers.

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.

2013-09-10 14:21:56

By combining the experience of self-reported positive and negative emotions among 1,400 US-residents, researchers created four affective profiles which they then used to discern differences in happiness, depression, life satisfaction and happiness-increasing strategies.

2013-07-11 16:23:40

When older adults lose control as they move into residential care, they adapt and accept what cannot be changed in order to stay happy.

Study Shows Personal Satisfaction Increased When Income Is Too
2012-12-03 15:45:07

Money may not buy happiness, but a new study shows that increasing personal income can have a positive effect on a person’s satisfaction.

Happy Kids Become Wealthy Adults
2012-11-20 05:27:25

Researchers from the University College London recently found that children who have a happy childhood have a greater likelihood of growing up into adults who are wealthy.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.