Tag: happiness

Happy People Don’t Live Longer
Attitude Women's Health

Happy People Don’t Live Longer

Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t buy you a longer life. The bad news comes to you from researchers at the University of Oxford, where epidemiologists followed one million middle-aged women for 10 years, surveying them about their degree of happiness and their general health–blood pressure, asthma, arthritis, etc. The New […]

Researchers Say Once A Week Is The Magic Number
Sex

Researchers Say Once A Week Is The Magic Number

Yes, we’re talking about sex. We’re also talking about academic research, in this case at the University of Toronto Mississauga, where scientists have determined that sex is good, and more sex is better. But how much is just right? HealthDay reports that the Canadian researchers studied the results from a survey conducted […]

It Gets Better: The Happiness Curve
Attitude

It Gets Better: The Happiness Curve

Yes, it gets better, meaning life gets better, or happiness gets greater, generally, once we pass the age of 54, at least for people living in high-income English speaking countries like the United States. How do we know? Because happiness researchers at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International […]

Want To Be More Productive? Get A Plant
Attitude

Want To Be More Productive? Get A Plant

Want to be more productive, and happier at the same time? Get a plant. Seriously. Researchers at Cardiff University are convinced people who work in offices with plants are 15 percent more productive than people working in plant-free zones. A Cardiff University news release reports that the researchers examined the […]