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2012-08-08 23:03:42

A new study links teenage gratitude to improved mental health; faith-based website, followme.org, says the benefits of gratitude extend into the adult years, too. (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Showing gratitude may be one of the keys to unlocking satisfaction in life, says faith-based website, followme.org. That statement came today as researchers released findings linking teenagers´ sense of gratitude to healthy outlooks on life. Increases in gratitude are “significantly related to...

2012-07-11 23:00:35

Web application gives users the tools to take positive action in life, through identifying, prioritising and tracking key goals and achievements. Bristol, UK (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 TEN LTD, the international leadership consultancy, today announced the launch of 10+ (http://mytenplus.com), a new life management web application. 10+ allows users to identify the parts of their lives that they´d like to improve, based on 10 pre-defined areas, such as work, family, health and learning. These...

2012-07-05 06:21:32

TORONTO, July 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Aboriginals living in Canadian cities report high rates of happiness based on their income, education, and network of personal relationships, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Breaking the Stereotype: Why Urban Aboriginals Score Highly on 'Happiness' Measures," authors Dominique Gross and  John Richards examine why, on average, urban Aboriginals are as "happy" as other Canadians and recommend policies to help more...

2012-06-21 02:16:12

New research suggests that overall happiness in life is more related to how much you are respected and admired by those around you, not to the status that comes from how much money you have stashed in your bank account. Psychological scientist Cameron Anderson of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and his co-authors explore the relationship between different types of status and well-being in a new article published in Psychological Science, a journal of...

2012-06-08 23:01:40

The new girls´ self-esteem apparel and education company BYOU - Be Your Own You will be showcased in Las Vegas, NV June 12th though the 14th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center during the International Licensing Expo. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 The new girls´ self-esteem apparel and education company BYOU - Be Your Own You is dedicated to spreading a positive message of empowerment to young girls embracing healthy self-esteem and individuality through an apparel line...

2012-05-30 10:15:40

If you are a white girl, a black girl or a black boy, exposure to today's electronic media in the long run tends to make you feel worse about yourself. If you're a white boy, you'll feel better, according to a new study led by an Indiana University professor. Nicole Martins, an assistant professor of telecommunications in the IU College of Arts and Sciences, and Kristen Harrison, professor of communication studies at the University of Michigan, also found that black children in their study...

Children Or No Children: Who's Happier?
2012-05-18 08:45:56

Parenting and paternity has its ups and downs. But are parents happier overall than single people? According to a recent study, people with children have shown to be happier than people without children. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside, the University of British Columbia and Stanford University say parents are also happier during activities spent with their kids than during their other daily activities. Sonja Lyubomirsky, professor of psychology at UC Riverside,...

2012-05-07 14:34:13

The sayings “variety is the spice of life” and “happiness isn´t getting what you want, but wanting what you get” seem to have a psychological basis, according to a new study by an MU psychologist who identified two keys to becoming happier and staying that way. “Although the Declaration of Independence upholds the right to pursue happiness, that search can be a never-ending quest,” said Kennon Sheldon, professor of psychological sciences in the...

2012-04-27 23:01:26

Every success starts with a positive thought. Make Money by Dr. Harsimran Singh Upper Brookville, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 The following are some extracts from Dr. Harsimran Singh's book,"How 12 Immigrants Made Billions-12 Keys to Success." Positive thoughts lay the foundation to making money and living a successful life. One should do everything one can do to think positively and counter one´s fears with reasoning. Oftentimes, the reasons behind self-doubt and fear force an...

2012-04-18 13:33:09

Over the last few decades numerous studies have shown negative states, such as depression, anger, anxiety, and hostility, to be detrimental to cardiovascular health. Less is known about how positive psychological characteristics are related to heart health. In the first and largest systematic review on this topic to date, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers found that positive psychological well-being appears to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular...