Uplifting good news stories are mood lifters. They do not only make you feel happy but also encourage you to do your bit towards enhancing happiness. It is joy multiplied.
Happiness, today, is one of the hottest topics across the globe. The Governments’ are seeking to measure happiness of their nation (which, they realise cannot be measured only by GDP) and countries are being ranked on a happiness scale.
Corporates, too, are striving hard to create an atmosphere conducive to employee happiness – to the extent that many have Happiness Officers.
In addition there are seminars and sessions which focus on positivity, happiness, emotional quotient and complete wellbeing. We would bring you news from all these areas and more on a regular basis.
Economic factors are not the biggest cause of unhappiness — failed relationships and mental illness play a far greater role, a major new study into the “origins of happiness” has found. Eliminating depression and anxiety would reduce misery by 20%, whereas eliminating...read more
Planning a trip is not just about getting from A to B.read more
Getting people to walk and bike as part of their daily transport modes is really an ideal solution to try to tackle this epidemic of physical inactivity.read more
So what functionality do you get by turning bits of your skin the shade of Liberace’s piano?read more
Anytime we’re outside, day or night, we’re being hit by about 10 billion photons per second from intergalactic space, Driver says. Most of these are from our own Sun, but a tiny fraction are from far, far away.read more
For an accomplish typist, typing in a passphrase on the keyboard is almost effortless. However, entering that same passphrase on a smartphone or tablet will be supremely difficult.read more
Foot-tapping while sitting may thwart arterial disease.read more
Some researchers have argued that infants spontaneous smiles exist to make parents feel that their children are adorable and to enhance parent-child communication.read more
A Chinese train firm is currently conducting feasibility study for Chennai-New Delhi high speed train.read more
Perhaps we can even move away from the idea of ‘ownership’ of clothing, to simply using them as long as we need them. When we’ve worn them enough, the items will pass themselves on to their next keeper to wear.read more