web analytics

Valuing Your Time More Than Money is Linked to Happiness

Valuing your time more than the pursuit of money is linked to greater happiness, according to new research published by the Society for Personality...

General Goals Setting Make Happiness Last Longer

For most people, the sense of happiness derived from a luxurious vacation, a good movie or a tasty dinner at a restaurant may seem...

Digital Devices during Family Time Trigger Bad Behavior in Children

Parents who spend a lot of time on their phones or watching television during family activities such as meals, playtime, and bedtime could influence...

Why Mental Health Counseling is Something We Should Support

Despite the growing awareness of mental health and mental health treatment options, counseling is one of those professions where there are still misconceptions and...

How Men Can Deal with Cancer Diagnosis

Often the emotional preparation to deal with cancer diagnosis is the toughest test. Any kind of cancer diagnosis is life-changing. There suddenly are many decisions...

The Secret to Being Cool: Try Smiling

For many people, one of the unspoken rules for being cool is maintaining an emotionally inexpressive attitude. This message is reinforced through advertisements where...

Using Money to Buy Time Boosts Life Satisfaction

Using money to buy free time, such as paying to delegate household chores like cleaning and cooking, is linked to greater life satisfaction. New research...

Rich and Poor Equally Happy! Sadness is The Problem

One of the latest reports by Oxfam states global inequality has reached records levels. According to the research, the richest 1% of the population...

People Became Less Intelligent, or IQ Tests Are at Fault

A defining trend in human intelligence tests that saw people steadily obtaining higher IQ scores through the 20th century has abruptly ended, a new...

How Anxiety Can Be Good for You

The reason that some things instill fear and anxiety is because they can cause us harm, either physically or psychologically.

6 Surprising Facts about Happiness and Music

Happiness and music are more connected that you think! In fact, “happy music” is a widely accepted term in the scientific field. Researchers define...

Stop Caring About Five Things to Feel Happier

Happiness comes from the little things, like listening to birds’ songs, watching the sunrise with someone you love, or even watching your favourite TV...

Who’s Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Here Is The Answer

There’s a new twist to the perennial argument about which is smarter, cats or dogs. It has to do with their brains, specifically the number...

Tools for Social Influence: Facial Expressions

Maybe it was a sweet-as-pie, pretty-please smile meant to talk a friend into sharing her dessert, or a serious stink eye intended to shake...

New Year’s Resolution: Learn to Love Your Body

Put together a list of New Year's resolutions yet? Every year, many of us pledge to work harder at being healthy, losing weight or eating...

Smartphone Apps Help Reducing Depression

New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for...

When You Are Tired, Your Brain Cells Slow Down

It has been established that sleep deprivation slows down our reaction time, but it has been unclear exactly how the lack of sleep affects...

Self Esteem Depends on Other People’s Judgments

Self esteem is often shaped by what other people think of us, according to a new study published in the scientific journal eLife. Researchers from...