September 2008

Have fun at work - it's productive By AMANDA MORRALL - The Press | Monday, 15 September 2008 You'd be hard pressed to find a more cynical breed of person than a journalist. So, to invite one to a workplace motivation seminar pitching a power-of-positive-thinking attitude is...

Have you ever imagined a movie in which everything went perfectly and the main characters didn't just live happily ever after but lived their whole lives happily every before? Have you ever watched your favourite sporting team have an overwhelmingly dominant victory in which they...

Research shows people connected to nature are happy Joanne Laucius The Ottawa Citizen Happiness takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to Carleton University psychology researcher John Zelenski. Zelenski, the head of Carleton's "happiness lab," is just starting to get comfortable with happiness. Not the mental state...

I've said it before and I'll say it again, happiness is much more than just enjoying pleasurable experiences; happiness is about enjoying the good times but it's also very much about managing the difficult times. Happiness includes resilience, toughness and bouncing back. And...

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Taller people are happier on average than shorter people, with each extra inch in height giving as much satisfaction as a four percent increase in income, according to a U.S. study. Data from a Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index study found taller people...

Attitude Holds Key to Success posted by Paula Parisot Of all the keys to success, attitude is by far the greatest factor that can be controlled. There are many moments in life that standout as epiphanies or "aha" moments, if you will. One such moment for...

In Birmingham once, I was given a peek inside a majestic Victorian bank that had been closed for years. It's probably a dodgy nightclub now. In which case, its new punters may be a little startled by the stern admonishments emblazoned on its marble walls....

The number of teenagers showing signs of depression has risen dramatically over the last 50 years, a mental health expert has revealed. The average age for the first signs of depression is now 14 and 1/2, whereas it was almost 30 half a century ago. US-based psychologist...