smile Tag

As we all know (or should know), life's far from perfect.  Whether we like it or not there will be obstacles to overcome, challenges to deal with and adversity to tackle. But this doesn't mean we can't still live a good life and enjoy positive emotions...

by Persephone Nicholas for the Weekend Australian What do you do when you see a spaceman? Park your car in it, man! Simon Rountree sees value in humour. Chief executive of Camp Quality, a not-for-profit organisation using fun therapy to bring optimism and happiness to the lives...

Smile Intensity in Photographs Predicts Longevity Ernest L. Abel, C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development, Wayne State University, 275 East Hancock, Detroit, MI 48201 E-mail: eabel@wayne.edu Emotions affect personalities and life outcomes by influencing how people think, behave, and interact with others (Izard, 1971). People...

For decades, psychology and its researchers have focused on the negative side of humanity _ã” the things that bring dysfunction into our lives. Depression, sadness, anxiety, you name it. More recently, psychologists have also begun to better understand the value of positive emotions too. This...

This is the Happiness Hat. It detects whether or not you're smiling. If you aren't, it jabs you in the back of the head with a metal spike. Nothing makes people happier than sharp skull pain! I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry about this...