Think of the happiest people you know. Do you find yourself often wondering what they are doing to maintain a general level of joy? There has been a lot of discussion in the scientific world about whether our overall levels of happiness are the result of a genetic lottery that … [Read more...] about 3 habits of the happiest people
Study finds pigs and horses recognize positive and negative tones
Along the line, we evolved with certain animals and decided to keep their use but also their ability to connect with us. This is certainly the reason humans have bonded so closely with dogs and cats. As it turns out, this is the case with livestock as well. A recent study … [Read more...] about Study finds pigs and horses recognize positive and negative tones
What’s the secret to a longer life? Optimism of course!
Do you want to live a longer, fuller life? Well, according to this study published earlier this month in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society, you should seriously consider cultivating higher levels of optimism. According to the new study, which involved almost 160,000 … [Read more...] about What’s the secret to a longer life? Optimism of course!
Beat procrastination and feel good at work with this mental habit
Procrastination is often seen as an aspect of poor time management, but research shows that as associate professor of psychology at Carleton University Tim Pychyl states: “Procrastination is not a time-management problem, it’s an emotion-management problem.” Even though … [Read more...] about Beat procrastination and feel good at work with this mental habit
Need some encouragement? Call this adorable kid-run hotline
Anyone who has the delight of children in their lives in one form or another will agree: kids say the cutest things. Most adults know that functioning as a productive member of society usually requires thinking about what they want to say before actually saying it, which makes … [Read more...] about Need some encouragement? Call this adorable kid-run hotline