News tagged with happiness
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Spending money on activities and events, such as concert tickets or exotic vacations, won't make you happier if you're doing it to impress others, according to findings published in the Journal of Happiness Studies.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Married people may be happier in the long run than those who aren't married, according to new research by Michigan State University scientists.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 30, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People are at their happiest at retirement age and their most miserable in their geriatric years, a new study has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New research by psychologists at three North American universities, including the University of British Columbia, finds that parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning from life than non-parents.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Why is it that some people seem to waltz through life in a bubble of happiness, when for others each day is a struggle? Should we just accept the personality we're born with? Or can we act and think ourselves to happiness?
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The sayings "variety is the spice of life" and "happiness isn't getting what you want, but wanting what you get" seem to have a psychological basis, according to a new study by an MU psychologist who identified two keys to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Do you look fondly at the past, enjoy yourself in the present, and strive for future goals? If you hold these time perspectives simultaneouslyand don't go overboard on any one of themyou're likely to be a happy ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- For most of history, people have assumed that facial expressions are generally universal; a smile by someone of any cultural group generally is an expression of happiness or pleasure, for ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (9) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Immunity experts at the University of Birmingham have found biological evidence to suggest that bereavement lowers physical immunity, putting older people at risk of life-threatening infections..
Immunology Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- You may throw on an outfit without much thought in the morning, but your choice is strongly affected by your mood. And the item of casual wear in almost everyones wardrobe denim jeans ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Growing older and being overweight are not necessarily associated with a decrease in mental well-being, according to a cross-cultural study looking at quality of life and health status in the US and the UK.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- We get wrinkles. Our hair turns gray, or we lose it altogether. Our job prospects diminish and our chances of incurring disease increase. Researchers across the globe focus their efforts ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Call it the alter-ego of super-sizing. Researchers infiltrated a fast-food Chinese restaurant and found up to a third of diners jumped at the offer of a half-size of the usual heaping pile of rice ...
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
What does "free time" mean to you? When you're not at work, do you pass the time -- or spend it?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0
The Eastern view of parenting, as defined by best-selling author and self-described "tiger mother" Amy Chua, is that children should be pushed to excel at all costs. Parents needn't worry about their happiness, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0