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2014-10-24 08:25:24

LONDON, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working in environments with natural elements lead to an 8% increase in productivity and 13% higher level of well-being says EMEA study The Human Spaces Report [http://www.humanspaces.com ], commissioned by global modular flooring experts, Interface, and led by Organisational Psychologist Professor Sir Cary Cooper, has revealed EMEA employees who work in environments with natural elements (such as greenery...

2014-10-22 00:21:14

GENEVA, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the framework of the moral and material support provided by the Dashishah Award for Excellence and Creativity to outstanding and creative individuals at global and continental levels, Ibrahim Abdul Ilah Dashishah, Chairman of the Board for the Dashishah Award for Excellence and Creativity in London, is presenting cash prizes of US $25,000 to the Saudi runner Yousef Masrahi for winning gold in the 400 metres in the Asian Games...

2014-10-21 23:13:56

Many people dwell on the negative aspects of life, but that isn't beneficial. New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA provides some tips from his new book on five simple ways to increase happiness today. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Forbes recently reported that as many as 52 percent of Americans are unhappy with their jobs and as a result, their relationships, health and finances suffer. While it may take a change of jobs to be happy in the...

2014-10-17 23:08:08

Happiness can be the key to stopping bullies. Key Clubs (Kiwanis International) use Project Happiness to turn bullying upside down in schools. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Project Happiness has partnered with Kiwanis International to empower high school students to help prevent bullying in their schools and communities. Project Happiness employs neuroscience, positive psychology and mindfulness to give teens the tools they need to find and identify happiness. “Happier, more...

2014-10-13 23:05:37

Momentous Institute, a leading provider of education and therapeutic services to children and families, released findings today revealing that students who learned to show empathy toward others experienced improved reading and math skills. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Momentous Institute, a leading provider of education and therapeutic services to children and families, released findings today revealing that students who learned to show empathy toward others experienced improved...

2014-10-10 23:01:47

A cutting-edge, transformational training program teaches emotional skills needed to succeed with others, taught by San Diego native Ryan Moalemi. This training is available for a limited time, beginning October 10, 2014. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 A cutting-edge, transformational training program teaches emotional skills needed to succeed with others, taught by San Diego native Ryan Moalemi. This training is available for a limited time, beginning October 10, 2014. Converging...

2014-10-08 16:24:45

Debunks Theory of 'Born Leaders,' Offers Proven Tips and Tools DOWNINGTOWN, Pa., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you currently lead an organization or are an emerging leader, a new book by two of Philadelphia's leading consultants delivers the welcome news: leadership skills can be learned and mastered. In Leading on Purpose, veteran consultants Rip Tilden and Tim Thomas cut through the clutter of typical leadership advice, and effectively make the case that great leaders...

2014-10-02 12:30:59

"24 Hours of Hope" to coincide with World Mental Health Day on October 10 LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies show one in four adults in America will be affected by a mental illness at some point in their lives. On World Mental Health Day on October 10, Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church will host "24 Hours of Hope," a free global online event designed to encourage individuals living with mental illness, educate and support their families, and equip church leaders...

2014-09-30 23:05:49

Research by PsychTests.com indicates that people with high self-esteem can and will fail – the only difference when compared to people with low self-esteem is that the former own their failures and are willing to learn from them. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Abraham Lincoln’s initial venture into politics failed. Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team, and Walt Disney was fired from his newspaper job for being uncreative. Had these people allowed...

fighting depression
2014-09-26 05:47:44

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many Americans and people around the world suffer from depression. In a previous article, I reported that 20 million people in the US suffer from depression varying from temporary depression to severe, and that is just in America. Imagine how many suffer throughout the entire world. There are many ways to help people cope with this debilitating mental health issue varying from exercise to therapy, medication to meditation, and so...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin