July 2008

Your grades could be affected by your state of mind and by your happiness, researchers announced recently in a study on how mood affects creativity. The study released through the IU Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences found that peoples" creative motivation, even the way they...

During working years, life satisfaction is strongly related to the level of meaning people find in their work. People put more energy into jobs that they believe contribute positively to the world. They are also more resilient in the face of setbacks. So begins a nice...

Once again Lou Tice has written a wonderful, happiness relevant tip; and this one is 100% consistent with my philosophy and what we teach in our coaching here at The Happiness Institute. Winner's Circle Network with Lou Tice - 7/8/08 - "Looking for Happiness" What...

Happiness, Low Co2 Emissions the Keys to National Success A respected Monash University economist has devised a thought-provoking method of measuring countries' ability to achieve success in an environmentally-friendly way - and South-East Asian nations feature prominently. Professor Yew-Kwang Ng's Environmentally Responsible Happy Nation Index (ERHNI)...

Happiness: applying validated positive psychology coaching techniques Creating happiness can be achieved via the application of scientific findings generated mostly by the positive psychology movement. This is what we do here at The Happiness Institute in our coaching and group courses. I've posted much...

"To know that you have enough is to be rich." - Unknown origin "To be satisfied with what you have is to have happiness." - Dr. Happy "He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still" "Being deeply loved by someone gives...

As many of you would know, at The Happiness Institute we believe happiness is something you CHOOSE. As far as we're concerned, choose is both a philosophy of taking responsibility but also an acronym...

Three Indiana University researchers recently published their findings on mood and happiness in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, according to an IU news release. In three studies, the researchers found that people who consider themselves happy choose more creative activities, have more power to...

Yet another article on Positive Psychology News Daily has touched on the subject of money and happiness...