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2012-04-16 10:24:18

OMAHA, Neb., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today millions of American taxpayers will file their income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service. As they do so, it is worth noting that according to a new Marist poll money really does matter, and an annual household income of $50,000 is an important tipping point in personal happiness and satisfaction with life. These results are part of the Generation to Generation study conducted for Home Instead Senior Care by the Marist Institute...

2012-03-28 00:46:55

People enjoy watching tragedy movies like “Titanic” because they deliver what may seem to be an unlikely benefit: tragedies actually make people happier in the short-term. Researchers found that watching a tragedy movie caused people to think about their own close relationships, which in turn boosted their life happiness.  The result was that what seems like a negative experience — watching a sad story — made people happier by bringing attention to some...

2012-03-25 23:01:51

'God's Pen: Lessons on Life and Light' looks at life and living from the viewpoint of a letter from God, and makes journal-style commentary on a full range of life issues. Stateline, NV (PRWEB) March 24, 2012 ARC-A Realized Community, the Personal Growth industry's new web-based company, has published Tamma Ford's new full-length e-book called "God's Pen: Lessons on Life and Light, A Journal". The book, available now for download on http://www.arealizedcommunity.com as a PDF download or a...

2012-03-16 08:50:41

BRISBANE, Australia, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It was 1989. 23-year-old Winfried Sedhoff was just two years out of medical school with his M.D. in hand and a promising specialized medical career in front of him, but the depression he had battled throughout his youth had become crippling. Realizing he had no idea who he was or what he really wanted in life, Dr. Sedhoff came to the brink of suicide. That shook him to his core, and Dr. Sedhoff took the drastic step of sequestering himself...

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2012-03-13 09:04:24

When you think of the elderly you may get a vision of a grumpy old man, but a new study from the University of Warwick in the U.K. finds that older people are typically happier. The study studied the lifestyle and health patterns in more than 10,000 people in both the U.S. and U.K., looking at eight factors including perception of general health, pain, social functioning and mental health. "The researchers found that people reported better mental quality of life as they age, despite a...

2012-03-07 11:39:02

A complex and fascinating portrait of a society suffering the effects of the deepest recession since the early 1990s and in which young people appear to have been hardest hit is revealed by new findings from the UK's largest longitudinal household survey Understanding Society. The research published also shows that efforts to get more students from poorer backgrounds to go to university have not been successful and that more needs to be done to get teenagers to live a healthier life in order...

2012-03-05 22:53:54

People's personalities can change considerably over time, say scientists, suggesting that leopards really can change their spots. Psychologists from The University of Manchester and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) also showed that small positive personality changes may lead to greater increases in happiness than earning more money, marrying, or gaining employment. The study, published in the journal Social Indicators Research, should be of interest to British...

2012-03-02 13:34:00

CANTON, Ohio, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Successful businesswoman and now author, Vicki Stanley announces her new book Two Bucks To Happiness. The book focuses on a winning formula gleaned over a lifetime of lessons taught by her father, Richard Grudzinski which led to his success and now hers. She shares timeless insights and stories through familiar conversations with him and humorous real-life examples. Two Bucks to Happiness is available at Amazon, Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, or by...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

Integrative health care physician, Elson M. Haas, MD is encouraging happiness and health for all families and children this Valentine´s Day by promoting self-esteem and healthy eating habits through books and apps from Seasons Studios, the company that he created with long-time collaborator, Bethany Argisle. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Integrative health care physician, Elson M. Haas, MD is encouraging happiness and health for all families and children this...

2012-02-03 19:00:18

Older people feel that their health problems pose a challenge to their sense of independence, dignity and identity and sometimes the health care they are given makes things worse. According to research funded by UK Research Councils' New Dynamics of Ageing programme (NDA), healthcare providers must avoid taking a 'blanket view' of how to help older people cope with the ageing process. The study carried out by Dr Liz Lloyd and her colleagues found that people were often surprised by the...