Category Archives: Positivity

The positivity blog (Henrik Edberg) and positive thinking

Recent Research on Happiness & Health

[Research Updates] Recent Research on Happiness and Health  Compiled by Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. Happiness intervention decreases pain and depression, boosts happiness among primary care patients.  Prim Health Care & Research Dev. 2014 Jan 22:1-13.  By  Lambert D’raven LT, Moliver … Continue reading

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Happiness in Your Life — Today, and From Now On…

[Happiness in Your Life 您生活中的幸福] Today, and From Now On… by Doe Zantamata   I decide today to be happy. This moment and from now, on. This is my goal. From now on, I won’t look back with regret. Those … Continue reading

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Nurturing the mind — 10 Tips to become happier

[Nurturing the Mind] Ten Tips to Become Happier from Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar — An Introduction to Positive Psychology Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. MPH Have you ever wished that, instead of learning about history or the speed of light in school, … Continue reading

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Happiness In Your Life – Letting Go

[Happiness In Your Life] Letting Go by Doe Zantamata Too often, we carry around those things from our past that hurt us the most. Don’t let past pain rob you of your present happiness. You had to live through it … Continue reading

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Happiness in Your Life – On Changes

by Doe Zantamata When we’re young, everything is new. We’ve tried no foods before. We’ve played no games yet, we’ve made no friends. New things and experiences are a part of our daily lives, and we welcome them with excitement … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Your Worries: 5 Timeless Thoughts from the Last 2,500 Years

Another reason is that the ego wants more. It wants to feel better or worse than someone else. By making things more complicated than they need to be you can make them feel very important. And since you are involved in these important things, since you have these BIG problems, well, then you have to be important too, right? Plus, by doing so you can get a lot of attention and comfort from other people.

So how do you get out of the habit of making mountains of molehills? Two tips: Continue reading

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The Key Happiness Researchers

Introduction to the Key Happiness Researchers   Michael Fordyce (http://www.gethappy.net/about.htm) Dr. Michael Fordyce, founder of the now hot field of Happiness-Increase Psychology, is, the psychologist who best understands and has most significantly influenced the field of happiness research.  In 1977, … Continue reading

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Simple Secrets of How to Be Happy

Simple Secrets of How to Be Happy Being happy is really a choice we make. The secret of Happiness is simple, very simple – what is it? By Darshan Goswami, M.S., PE You decide if you want to be happy! … Continue reading

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Positivity Blog – 10 Practical Ways to Live a Happier Life Today

10 Practical Ways to Live a Happier Life Today   Henrik Edberg. “Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Abraham Lincoln “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look … Continue reading

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Becoming Happier through Meditation

Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. MPH We all want to be happy!  Pursuit of happiness is everyone’s right and probably the optimal life goal.  However, in terms of what happiness is, or the way and direction of pursuing happiness, there are … Continue reading

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