The Way Most People Meet Their Significant Others Is Probably Not What You Think (Survey)
Great news for the dating app averse: Despite what the Tinder-loving media might have you believe, new data suggest that the most common way to meet someone is in real life — namely, through friends.
Treat Your [Girlfriend] Like A Stranger And Other Surprising Research On How To Be Happy
Does money buy happiness? Can strangers make us happy? Elizabeth Dunn is co-author of the book Happy Money, and a social psychologist at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
How To Build Good Habits – And Actually Make Them Stick
Humans are creatures of habit. And some of them don’t make us very happy. So how can we change behavior, learn a new habit or make a fresh start? Christine Whelan, a public sociologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an expert with AARP’s Life Reimagined Institute who studies happiness, human ecology and habits, provided some answers.
Make Meditation a Habit to Improve Your Life
There is no doubt at all that a regular meditation practice can improve health in a number of ways, but the caveat is that the practice must be regular. Intermittent practice does not have the benefits of a habit. Daily practice can give you the greatest benefits. Start out small and do your best. You’ll find that before too long, you will have no trouble at all with your meditation and will grow to enjoy the quiet.
What Animals Tell Us About Love And Relationships (Audio)
After a bad end to a long-term relationship, animal behavior expert Jennifer Verdolin decided to look to the animal kingdom for new insight on dating.