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How Challenges Change The Way You Think

Challenging situations make it harder to understand where you are and what's happening around you, according to a new research published today in Frontiers...

Buy Happiness on a Budget

Money can't buy happiness! This is a popular saying and we are not even imagining to argue against it. However, the connection between happiness...

The Importance of Everyday Kindness

When was the last time you snapped at someone because you weren’t in a good mood? We’re often so overworked, caught up in our...

Here is Why Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health

Imagine a 65-year-old woman who sees her physician frequently for a variety of aches and pains. She might complain of back pain on one...

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...

How to Be Happy in Recession

People are happier in stable economic environments than in down periods. And as a result of experiencing the newly unfolding recession, many of us...

Remote Workers Often Feel Shunned, Left Out

When it comes to virtual teams, if you’re out of sight, you’re also out of mind. While more and more people are working remotely,...

Why Your Attitude Is More Important Than Your Intelligence

When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in...

Why Lying about Santa Is Good for Your Children

Christmas is a magical time of year, especially for children. Unfortunately, between elaborate Elf on the Shelf staging and fending off questions about Santa,...

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...

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...

Behavior in High School Predicts Success Later in Life

Being a responsible student, maintaining an interest in school and having good reading and writing skills will not only help a teenager get good...