February 2007

Half the British population feels more stressed today than they did five years ago, according to a survey commissioned by the Samaritans. More than one tenth of people say they have felt suicidal - twice the proportion in 2002. But there are ways to experience...

Don't be too surprised if your female colleagues go around sniffing armpits this week. They are just following the latest guidelines on how to relieve stress and boost happiness in the workplace. Combining the latest research on workplace happiness, the New Scientist magazine has produced a...

Pleasure only gets you so far. A rich, rewarding life full of happiness often requires a messy battle with adversity. Click here to read this short happiness related story. ...

"I don"t care about my children's self-esteem. I care about how they treat others," said parenting expert Katharine Leslie, Ph.D., at a parenting seminar held Feb. 5 at Salem Middle School. "If they treat others well, they will feel good about themselves." Is happines the goal...

Healthy workers are happier workers. Read more about this happiness and health study from the UK by clicking here. ...

The latest research findings seem to sugges that genes account for one-third to one-half of a person's likelihood for feeling happiness or not. Other factors are equally divided between major life-changing events (such as winning the lottery or experiencing the death of a loved one) and...

Offering career-enhancing training, particularly in the so-called 'soft skills', will help businesses attract top in-house talent, says recruitment expert. Our "Happiness @ Work" programs teach essential skills such as decision making and prioritising, optimistic thinking and resilience, how to utilise strengths and build positive relationships...

Life is never static and so to be happy and to continually experience happiness I've previously talked about the benefits of flexibility. Well, what's also important for happiness is the ability to effectively navigate change and to create positive transitions. This is one of the...