happiness

Study Finds Someone Smiling at You Makes You Just as Happy as Receiving $25,000

A study out of Technische University in Munich wanted to measure what exactly makes us happy. Turns out, you don’t need $25,000 to be happy because a smile is free. Find out more now.
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How To Fake Loving A Gift

With Hanukkah wrapping up tomorrow and Christmas less than a week away, there's a decent chance that you'll receive a gift that you don't want. In fact, it's hideous! But remember it's the thought that matters and to prevent hurt feelings here are six tips to hide your disappointment from a body...
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Two Week Vacations Are Too Long

Hate to be the bearer of bad news but that two week vacation you are planning for nearly a year to relax, rejuvenate and recharge may be too long and making your dream vacation a miserable experience. Dutch researchers found that vacationers’ sense of wellbeing peaked around day 8 of a long...
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The Secret To Happiness At The Office Isn't What You'd Think

There is a secret to beng happy at teh office and it has nothing to do with your paycheck or vacation. Gone are teh days when office memos and client communciations stayed in the office. Now they appear on your phone. You can remotely get into your office computer too. So how does this make you...
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Money Does Buy Happiness If You Use It To Buy Time

Money can't buy you happiness is what they say but it's not necessarily true. A new Harvard Business School study has found that using money to buy yourself time indeed can make you happy. The bet part is you don't have to be a millionaire to enjoy the benefits. The study found that paying people...
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Boasting About Your Vacation Makes You A Happier Person

Nothing brings you back to Earth than the first day back to work after a vacation. While talking about what a wonderful time you had can be seen as obnoxious by some, it can make you feel happier! Experts say three parts of the whole vacation process can create happiness: the planning, which builds...
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Experts Say An Experience WIth Your Child Is More Meaningful Than Material Gifts

Perhaps the key to raising happy children isn't buying them the latest toys, video games and clothes. Experts say you should be spending your money on experiences, such as trips instead of toys. A new study found that experiences together with your children go beyond the here and now too...
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