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We shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, we tell ourselves, but apparently, the world can’t help it.
Did you know that it takes an average tenth of a second for human beings to form an impression about someone else’s character? With the knowledge of just how important first impressions are, researchers from the University of Toronto conducted a study ...
 
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How much do you need to live the dream life?
In today’s consumer-driven society, where nearly everything can be bought, is it any wonder why people are also looking to buy happiness?  A quick trip to any bookstore will showcase a wide selection of self-help reading materials on the subject. It’s unlikely ...
 
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Fact is, you’re as happy as the country you live in.
The United Nations recently published the 2018 edition of its annual World Happiness Report, which aims to gauge a country’s happiness based on several factors, with the intention of using it as a guide for social development. It’s a lofty ambition, seeking ...
 
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"Psychology and the Good Life" attracted nearly one out of four Yale undergraduates. Now you can enroll.
When Yale psychology professor Laurie Santos launched "Psychology and the Good Life" on the New Haven campus earlier this year, 1,200 students—about one-fourth university's undergraduate population—enrolled. And now Santos is taking the course to an even wider audience as it's set to ...
 
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What happens when you leave your Harvard Law degree and fancy law firm job behind? One Manhattan entrepreneur shares her story. Prepare to be inspired.
Had you told me just a few years ago that I'd be running a fashion company, negotiating licensing deals with large fashion brands, writing a book, and managing my celebrity dog, I would never have believed you.Four years ago I had it ...
 
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This is the best news we've ever heard.
Here's a case for setting up your tree and lights as early as possible: It could make you happier. And since there's no such thing as being too happy, everyone should listen up."In a world full of stress and anxiety, people like ...
 
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Instead of fleeting happiness, true enrichment stems from living a meaningful life.
Happiness, more often than not, is often tied to material wealth. The elements of many definitions of success also center around the same thing. However, several studies say otherwise, pointing instead to other factors. One such study suggests that the purpose of ...
 
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Science proves it!
There's a famous expression that goes, "Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer." The phrase rings true for more than just travel though—all sorts of activities and experiences can bring you more joy than any material object ever ...
 
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Those who hire others to do the small stuff have a reportedly greater life satisfaction.
Many people look at money and material objects as milestones in life in the pursuit of happiness.But those who have successfully found happiness in their lives have unlocked a secret to using their money wisely, and it’s not what you’d expect. In ...
 
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Money can't buy happiness, but the moneyed may definitely use the hand they're dealt with to their advantage.
The relationship between money and happiness has always been a complicated one. Psychologists frequently conclude that an increase in wealth often leads to a decrease in happiness, backing up the old belief that money can’t buy happiness. Still, though unconventionally, the wealthy ...
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