September 2020

via Forge by Niklas Goke People spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to become happier, but so much of our happiness boils down to a simple formula: Happiness = Reality / Expectations Let’s review some third grade math. In a fraction, when the denominator is...

via Self by Anna Borges If you’re wondering how to meditate, there’s a good chance it’s because you’ve heard all sorts of things about how good it can be for you. People love to suggest meditation for a variety of reasons: to reduce stress and anxiety, to ease...

via Psychology Today by Christopher Bergland A psychological intervention called "ENHANCE"—which is a comprehensive 12-week program designed to boost subjective well-being (SWB) and promote sustainable happiness—may have a positive effect on self-reported physical health, according to a new study. This paper (Kushlev et al., 2020) was published on...

And it's also one of the strongest contributors to happiness and wellbeing! via Science Daily Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have identified a set of modifiable factors from a field of over 100 that could represent valuable targets for preventing depression in adults. In...

via Science Daily Simple exercises can help to make people more playful and consequently feel more satisfied with their lives. This has been revealed in a new study by psychologists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in the journal Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. The researchers...