While in developed countries, percentage of senior citizens leading a happy life is increasing – it is not true of our country.
One of the biggest reasons for it is that they feel a vacuum as they have no one to communicate to. Second big reason is that suddenly after a busy and productive life, they have nothing important to do. By the time they are in mid-sixties, most of their family has moved out and they have retired. It impacts their mental, physical and emotional health.
We at Happiness Infinite believe that social connections, a little bit of mental & physical exercise and feeling that they are contributing in some way are critical to their wellbeing and happiness. It enables them age gracefully, with vitality.
Objective of the Senior space on Happy Ho is to help seniors reduce their stress & worry and to contribute to increasing their happiness levels.
It is not only the physical and cognitive ailments that can cause distress to the geriatric population but also unmet psychosocial needs. And thus, certain theories have been put forth to better explore the latter.
Let’s see how this ancient Chinese martial art form can help the aging!
We took some time out at Happy Ho to curate this hand picked selection of heart warming books to start your day with. Maybe it’s time you dropped that newspaper and picked up a novel!
On one hand, the society tells you that there is a certain reserved age for romance and love. But on the other, you feel this exciting tingling emotion inside of you that keeps telling you that there is still a chance for you to find someone you’ll love dearly. So what do you do, when faced with this dilemma?
How does a woman, living in this youth-obsessed world, avoid or escape the judgement sent her way each time she speaks to someone, opens a magazine, walks into a store or just goes online? How does she try to stop sending harsh messages to her mind about herself, each time she looks in the mirror? Vivian Diller, Ph.D and Jill Muir-Sukenick, Ph.D might have the answer.
The efficacy of prayer is not dependent on the whim or favoritism of a mythical overlord, whom some mistake for the great Divine Source.
When he entered the grove all he could see was thousands of Budha followers sitting in pin drop silence and Budha himself sitting under the shade of a tree.
If you had ideal parents, then you would get stuck and you would have no possibility for growth. One cannot leave ‘good’ parents; one gets stuck with them. But parents who are not so good, who are imperfect, well, it is easier to leave them, separate and create a life of your own.
This has led the British Council to conclude that the popularity of Shakespeare in emerging economies, such as India and Mexico, would have a “direct impact on the future stability, prosperity and influence of the UK”.
Xian’er was inspired by Xianfan’s 2013 cartoon creation of the same name. The temple has produced cartoon animations, published comic anthologies, and even merchandise featuring the cartoon monk.