Results For: happy

How 5 Post-It Notes Can Make You Happy, Confident and Successful

Eric Barker  -  

Little Reminders Create Big Changes You know why older people are happier? Research shows as we age we remember the good and forget the bad: …older people shown pictures of faces or situations tend to focus on and remember the happier ones more and the negative ones less. Yeah, that’s all it takes. So if you […]

Read More

The Simple Thing That Makes The Happiest People In The World So Happy

Eric Barker  -  

Research has found about 9 zillion things you can do to increase happiness. Of course, you’re probably not doing any of them. To be fair, most people don’t really do much to deliberately make their lives happier. Via 100 Simple Secrets of the Best Half of Life: Researchers found that the majority of the subjects they […]

Read More

How To Raise Happy Kids – 10 Steps Backed By Science

Eric Barker  -  

When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be happy. Via Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents: …the well-being of children is more important to adults than just about anything else–health care, the well-being of seniors, the […]

Read More

20 Simple Secrets Of Happy Families – All Backed By Science

Eric Barker  -  

  Where You Live Matters Via 100 Simple Secrets of Happy Families: People who are highly satisfied with their neighborhood are 25 percent more likely to be highly satisfied with their family life. -Toth, Brown, and Xu 2002   Open Communication Is A Must Via 100 Simple Secrets of Happy Families: The less open the communication between […]

Read More

How To Get Happy RIGHT NOW: 7 Quick Ways To Feel Better

Eric Barker  -  

No theory here. No nightly exercises for months. You’re feeling sad or angry. How do you get happy fast?   Sex, Exercise, Socialize When researchers survey 5000 people from 83 countries, what do they learn about happiness? We’re happiest when we’re having sex, exercising, or socializing. Via Engineering Happiness: A New Approach for Building a Joyful […]

Read More