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2014-07-25 23:09:11

The Secret Society of Happy People Kicks-off the 15th Happiness Happens Month on August 1 by Toasting it in with Pink Lemonade. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Secret Society of Happy People will be celebrating the 15th Happiness Happens Month by kickstarting it with a pink lemonade toast on August 1. Why did the Society pick pink lemonade? Obviously, happy people naturally know how to turn lemons into lemonade. And pink is just fun. The purpose of Happiness Happens Month is to...

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,...

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...

2014-05-13 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...

2014-04-02 12:32:00

Study shows shoppers might buy material items because of mistaken belief they provide more value Despite knowing that buying life experiences will make them happier than buying material items, shoppers might continue to spend money on the latter because they mistakenly believe items are a better value, according to a San Francisco State University study published today. That belief, however, isn't accurate. Those surveyed after making a purchase rated life experiences both making them...

2014-03-10 12:26:28

Movement aims to create 100,000 Acts of Happiness to share and make the world a happier place DALLAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Happiness can change the world, and there's an uplifting addition to the calendar to help spread and share the joy: The United Nations has officially recognized March 20(th) as The International Day of Happiness. To celebrate, Live Happy LLC, a company dedicated to promoting and sharing authentic happiness through education, integrity, gratitude, and...

Brain's Reward System Responsible For Love, Or Hatred, Of Music
2014-03-06 15:28:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some of us obsess over music – collecting stacks of vinyl and vintage guitars – others could care less. According to a new study, the pleasure we get, or don’t get, from music is based on the innate reward system in our own brain. In the study, which is published in the journal Current Biology, a team of Spanish and Canadian researchers found that some people who feel pleasure in other ways simply can’t get it out of...

2014-03-04 12:23:37

DALLAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Happy magazine's third issue hits stands today, just in time to commemorate the United Nations' 2(nd) annual International Day of Happiness. The March/April 2014 issue continues its mission to make 2014 the "year of happiness," featuring articles and original content for readers to incorporate into their daily lives. In conjunction, Live Happy is joining forces with its Acts of Happiness campaign intended to inspire people nationwide to pledge and...

2014-01-15 23:24:48

The 13th Annual Hunt for Happiness week begins Sunday, January 19. The Secret Society of Happy provides activities that contribute to happy feelings that ultimately contribute to one's authentic happiness. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Secret Society of Happy People's Hunt for Happiness Week is just around the corner. The 13th annual event kicks off Sunday, January 19 and runs through January 26, providing activities and tips for finding happiness. "We've found...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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