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8 reasons why awe makes your life better

Research suggests that awe can make you happier, healthier, more humble, and more connected to the people around you.
 
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How relational energy can change your workplace

We spend so much time at work that it's essential to our well-being that it's a happy experience. In fact, positivity in the workplace has been

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Measuring Happiness: How and Why

Happiness means different things for different people, so how – and why – could you measure it? As Ed Gould explains, it is possible. Here are the

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8 reasons why awe makes your life better

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Research suggests that awe can make you happier, healthier, more humble, and more connected to the people around you.
 
Starting 15 years ago, scientists have been studying the

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How relational energy can change your workplace

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We spend so much time at work that it's essential to our well-being that it's a happy experience. In fact, positivity in the workplace has been proven to be contagious. Happiness.com takes a look at

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Measuring Happiness: How and Why

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Happiness means different things for different people, so how – and why – could you measure it? As Ed Gould explains, it is possible. Here are the techniques used to map and measure well-being and

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Meaning in Life: Related to Motivation and Values

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New research suggests that meaning in life or purpose is related to values and motivation. But do motivations of intimacy and friendship rate higher or lower than financial success? And do men and

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WHAT IS: Flow

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Ever had the feeling of complete focus and contentment on a work/study task or hobby? That's called 'flow', and when you find it, cherish it. Because, as Arlo Laibowitz explains, finding that elusive

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Jon Kabat-Zinn: the father of mindfulness and MBSR

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Jon Kabat-Zinn (New York, 1944) is widely considered being one of the founders of transforming Eastern religious mindfulness practices into methods for Western secular audiences. Kabat-Zinn is an

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Cognitive impairment: 5 key ways to reduce the risk as you age and become happier

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With age comes wisdom and experience, but also the possibility of cognitive impairment such as memory loss, poor judgement and a decline in thinking skills. But, as Ed Gould writes, there are five

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WHAT IS: Maslow’s Pyramid - The Hierarchy of Needs

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How do we become happy? A question that has been asked since the dawn of man. And, answered by philosophers, gurus, and recently psychologists.
 
Maslow’s Pyramid - The Hierarchy of

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Apart of Me - a safe virtual space to help young people grieve

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We are happy to present you an interview with Louis Weinstock. He is a co-founder of Bounce Works. Bounce Works is a social enterprise that creates connected products to help kids thrive. Apart of Me

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Happiness Hormones: the Neurochemicals of Happiness

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Serotonin, dopamin and oxytocin are three of the so-called ‘happiness hormones’. Here, Rae Bathgate explains how they influence your mood and looks at the ways in which you can boost them to help

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Maintaining Our Sense Of Happiness Despite Economic Hardship

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light,

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Mindful people are happier due to clearer authenticity

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Many people believe that mindfulness makes us happier. But how does mindful living improve our authenticity (sense of self), or our happiness? New research sheds light on some of these fascinating

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The Amazing Effects of MBSR - Backed Up By Science

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Want to alter the way your mind works to gain a greater understanding of the here and now? Thinking about which strategies you can use for dealing with pain, inattentiveness or stress? Worried that

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Six scientifically proven benefits of meditation

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Meditation is much more than a trendy ancient practice. From stress relief to fighting depression to lowering heart disease, happiness.com discusses six scientifically-proven benefits of

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The key to a good life is not what you think

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A unique study looking into the lives of men has found that happiness is not obtained from work, wealth or fame. In fact, the key to a good life lies much closer to home...

A unique

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