Posts Tagged ‘happiness’

Study Finds Link Between Happiness, Not Knowing Who Chrissy Teigen Is

U.S.—A study performed by Pew Research Center found a strong link between happiness and not knowing who Chrissy Teigen is. “We found that people who do not know who Chrissy Teigen is or why there is a controversy around her are up to 850% happier than those who know anything about the woman at all,” […]

Returning to the Camino de Santiago in Search of Health and Happiness

Psychologists and religious leaders agree that the ancient Camino de Santiago is a great “way” to fight depression and mental health illnesses. The trail, whose English name translates into the “Way of St. James”, weaves through France and Spain and is a famous pilgrimage route which terminates in the alleged shrine of Saint James the […]


Can a Buddhist have fun? – Well Happy … ‘Scientists say they have evidence to show that Buddhists really are happier and calmer than other people. ‘Tests carried out in the United States reveal that areas of their brain associated with good mood and positive feelings are more active.’Health | Buddhists ‘really are happier’ […]


Mo Gawdat uses scientific models to explain why he believes life is continuous. He says – “The real you and the real me, outside our physical forms”, live for ever. [embedded content]… Solve for Happy by Mo Gawdat Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to Happy by Mo Gawdat / Book notes: Solve for Happy by […]

Israel up to 12th place on global happiness index as world shows resilience in face of COVID-19

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Happiest Place On Earth Bans All Expressions Of Happiness

ANAHEIM, CA—The “Happiest Place on Earth,” Disneyland, is banning all expressions of joy and happiness at its park when it reopens in April, sources at Disney confirmed Friday. Along with no screaming on roller coasters, guests will not be allowed to smile, laugh, talk, or emote at all, other than having the approved expression of […]

Taha Muhammad Ali and the mystery of Palestinian ‘happiness’

SO WHATNew & Selected Poems, 1971-2005by Taha Muhammad Ali translated by Peter Cole, Yahya Hijazi and Gabriel Levin280 pp. Copper Canyon Press. $18 Mondoweiss readers—and others who have the courage to educate themselves—necessarily spend considerable time learning about the many wrongs Israel has inflicted on Palestinians – and about new miseries it may inflict tomorrow and […]

Got Happiness? Learn How to Boost Dopamine and Create Your Own Joy!

October 21st, 2020 By Dr. Edward F. Group Guest Writer for Wake Up World What does happiness mean to you? We all know money can’t buy it, and not even the most enterprising of entrepreneurs have figured out how to bottle it. No matter how hard they try, experts can’t seem to crack the code on how to […]

Grammy Award-winning Lisa Loeb shares her ‘Simple Trick to Happiness’

In the 26 years since Lisa Loeb gained international fame with her platinum No. 1 single, “Stay (I Missed You),” the award-winning singer-songwriter has soared from one success to another. On September 26, she plans to perform an acoustic cover of her gold 1995 debut album “Tails” on Looped, in honor of the record’s 25th […]

Are you a slave to your phone? Happiness researchers explain how social media is making you unhappy

(Natural News) Many things aren’t what they used to be because of social media. We don’t talk to each other often anymore, because we’d rather check our mobile phones even if we’re seated at a table with friends and family. So everyone ends up reaching for their mobile phones as well. According to […]

Steve Cutts’ Recent Animation Will Have You Questioning Your Definition of Happiness

Next Story The pressure for happiness or to ‘be happy’ can be overwhelming in today’s social media driven society. Yet our quest to experience this emotion at every moment has an unintended consequence, making us feel worse rather than better. As human beings, we’ve been gifted with a wide range of emotions, all of which serve us […]

Albert Einstein’s Private Notes On The Secret To Happiness Have Been Uncovered, 95 Years Later

Next Story “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein was more than just a brilliant scientific mind. He also had a lot of wisdom to share, particularly when it comes to the pursuit of happiness, and two recently discovered notes, […]

Seeking happiness beyond neoliberal consumerism

By Graham Peebles Irrespective of nationality, religion, race or gender; whether stinking rich, desperately poor or somewhere in between, happiness is the one thing everyone is seeking – consciously or not. The architects of the socio-economic system in which we live have devised a system that promises to satisfy this yearning. But instead of building […]

3 Clear Signs You’re Sabotaging Your Own Happiness

For most, if not all of us, life is inherently challenging enough. Yet, many of us seem to love making things even more complicated by taking it upon ourselves to sabotage our own happiness. We have plenty to be grateful for, we’ve learned so much from everything that we’ve experienced, and we still have lots ahead […]

The Pursuit of Everyday Happiness and The Danish Art of Hygge

13th July 2017 By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Voted one of the happiest countries in the world for over 40 years straight, many have wondered how Denmark — a place with depressing weather, a soaring divorce rate and astronomical taxes — could possibly be to home to such happy people. The […]

3 Reasons Why Positive Thinking is Making You More Miserable, and How to Have True Happiness in Life

July 10th, 2017 By Juliet Tang Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Are You Faking It? Have you ever forced yourself to be positive when you really wanted to punch a pillow or tell the world to screw off instead? Maybe you are desperately trying to live by the mantra of “positivity thinking kills negativity,” […]

The Murderer of My Happiness: Don Giovanni in San Francisco


The DEA Just Admitted Marijuana Has Never Killed Anyone And Causes ‘Happiness’

The Drug Enforcement Agency just admitted that cannabis has never killed anyone. Ever.  They also acknowledged that the little green plant, which has been used across civilizations for thousands of years, causes “merriment” and “happiness.” But they still want to keep it illegal. The new 94-page report released this week is entitled “Drugs of Abuse” […]

Neuroscience: Happiness Doesn’t Come From The End Result, It’s The Journey

Do you ever find that you rarely ever reach a feeling of contentment? As if, once you get that raise, promotion, new house, or perfect relationship, you just want more? This may be because we are never, ever done growing, and to be content means that you are no longer striving to be better and thus no longer […]

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness – Robert Waldinger

     What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he […]

3 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Happiness & How To Stop

Life isn’t meant to be lived by rigid plans, it’s to be experienced. Many of us put so much of our time and energy into making rigid maps, blueprints, and plans for getting from A to B. We love focusing on the future and knowing how far our destination is and how exactly we can get […]

3 Ways You Maybe Be Sabotaging Your Happiness & How To Stop

Life isn’t meant to be lived by rigid plans, it’s to be experienced. Many of us put so much of our time and energy into making rigid maps, blueprints, and plans for getting from A to B. We love focusing on the future and knowing how far our destination is and how exactly we can get […]

THIS Is The One Thing Both Expert Psychologists And Philosophers Agree To Be The Key For Happiness…

According to expert psychologists and philosophers from all around the world, there is one element they all agree to be crucial for long lasting happiness. They all agree that strong relationships, be that with a childhood friend, family or a partner, are the key to happiness. Gretchen Rubin, author of ‘Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits […]

The Illusion of Time and Space

Home > The Illusion of Time and Space Jeff Street, GuestWaking Times Like a lot of things about this reality we experience, linear time is simply a very convincing illusion. It is an illusion created by consciousness, in fact so is “space”. Closely related to […]

What Is Natural? 9 Disgusting “Natural” Ingredients In Your Food

Here’s something you may or may not know: the use of the word “natural” in the food industry has absolutely no credentials whatsoever. It can be used to virtually describe anything that can be found on grocery store shelves. It is extremely misleading, however, as when you hear the word, you want to believe that […]

Lucid Dreaming as a Gateway to Spiritual Awakening

24th June 2016 By Frank M. Wanderer, Ph.D. Guest writer for Wake Up World Allow me to draw your attention to an apparently surprising thing. If I told you that now, when you are reading these lines, you are in fact asleep, you would certainly believe that I have gone mad. You are awake, you […]

A Young Man Washed His Father’s Hands For The First Time. What He Realized Changed His Whole LIFE

A young man went to seek an important position at a large printing company. He passed the initial interview and was going to meet the director for the final interview. The director saw his resume, it was excellent. And asked: – Have you received a scholarship for school? The boy replied: No. – It was […]

There’s So Much More! Entering the Sacred Space

18th May 2016 By Fiona Almeleh Guest writer for Wake Up World “Dare we set our course for a new direction, keeping our gaze on a world in which we participate fully as conscious and responsible beings? Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds.” ~ Bob Marley We are part of […]

Iodine –A Miracle Mineral For Your Brain, Body & Spirit

Mary Rivas, ContributorWaking Times When most people think about iodine, they tend to think it’s only good for the thyroid. But it’s not just the thyroid that is hungry for this mineral! Iodine is also concentrated in the salivary glands, the lining of the stomach and the small intestine, the breasts […]

14 Common Traits Most Of Us Possess & Would Do Well To Let Go Of

The new year is  well past us and it’s during these times that we often begin thinking of ways we can adjust ourselves and our habits to grow and evolve in our lives. Whether you are the type that created resolutions or not, there are always things we can do to expand ourselves, and in […]

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