Tagged: Happiness

9 ways to raise a happy child

Being a parent is very challenging, especially when it comes to the emotional development of the child. When they are born, most children seem happy: smiling and gurgling –proving that their basic needs are satisfied. But this is beginning to change as things become more complex and their needs grow. That childish anger, which generally occurs...

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What is authentic happiness

Socrates, Aristotle and Plato thought that when people pursued a virtuous life, they would be authentically happy. Epicurus and utilitarian philosophers promoted the idea that happiness was an abundance of positive feelings and pleasure. Positive psychology has conceptualized authentic happiness as a mix of hedonic and eudaimonic wellbeing (Seligman and Csikszentmihalyi, 2000). Hedonic happiness encompasses high...

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Exercise cures depression

Sedentary lifestyle, a modern problem People are less active today, in part because technology has made our lives easier. Few of us still perform manual tasks or have a job involve physical exertion. All our activities are now much less demanding in terms of physical effort. Inactivity is a “silent killer”, actually. Sedentary behavior is very...

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Are Men Happier than Women?

A recent study from England shows that men are generally happier in life than women, especially in terms of physical appearance, physical condition and salary. Men are happier in life than women, particularly when it comes to their appearance, new research has found. A detailed study of 12 aspects of modern life has reached the conclusion...

Time to relax: 9 Ways to a Happy Body

The current busy corporate lifestyle has a negative effect on health in general. When our bodies aren’t in shape anymore and suffer the effects of stress, it is very hard to be happy. Those who work out, take care of their body and even reserve a time for relaxation involve not only their body, but also...

The key to happiness: 5 Lessons Received from the Happiest Man on Earth

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin have called Tibetan monk of French origin, Matthieu Ricard, Ph.D. in molecular genetics, as “the happiest man in the world”. Over the last decade, at the urging of the Dalai Lama and prestigious neuroscientists in the field of neuroplasticity, Ricard joined a group of advanced meditation practitioners in order to...