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Tuesday: March 2, 2010

New study shows that happiness can come with some negative side effects.New study shows that happiness can come with some negative side effects.

Turns out that there is a correlation between your overall happiness and the level of selfishness you exhibit from a result of said happiness. Article covers some tests that were run that show some interesting and unexpected results.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:09 AM | Tags (7) | abc | effects | happiness | negative | psychology | selfish | side |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Five key ingredients in the search for happiness.Five key ingredients in the search for happiness.

To find happiness is a lofty goal and takes a dedication that most of us aren’t willing to give, even though it’s in our own best interests. Instead, we continue to try to shape the world outside us, rather than trying to fix the inside.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 2:36 PM | Tags (4) | ingredients | happiness | search | life |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Turns out that your brain can detect happiness quicker than sadness.Turns out that your brain can detect happiness quicker than sadness.

The results show that the right hemisphere performs better in processing emotions. 'However, this advantage appears to be more evident when it comes to processing happy and surprised faces than sad or frightened ones', the researcher points out.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 9:47 AM | Tags (5) | brain | detection | happiness | sadness | science |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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