People who drink alcohol every now and then are more happy than people who do not drink any alcohol at all. This are some of the first results of the long running research of the Erasmus University into happiness.
On average participants in this study scored a 7.5 on the happiness scale in response to the […]
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The higher the quantity of the hormone ghrelin in your blood, the more hungry you feel. But now it has also been shown that you also feel better by it when you eat. Also when you have actually eaten enough already.
Researchers at the UT Southwestern Medical Center conducted research into this hunger hormone with mice. […]
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Bright lights and colors make people cheerful. British researchers have discovered this. Especially blue light could cheer up and make happy both men and women.
A group of volunteers were exposed to different colors and lights. Blue and green made men happier and blue, purple and orange had the same positive effect on women.
Blue and red […]
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You may not be able to buy happiness, but it is for a large part inherited. This is put forward by Australian and British scientists after an investigation among 1000 twins. They calculated that half of the feeling of happiness is caused by other factors like relationships, health and career, but the other half is […]
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People that are content with their life often achieve more than people who are in general very happy. And on average they also live longer.
A strong feeling of happiness doesn’t make people more successful or mentally fit. This is reported by American researchers. In total 120.000 people from all over the world were examined. Those […]
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Happiness is not found in luxurious holidays, fast cars or expensive flat screen televisions. We find true happiness in a nice afternoon nap, beautiful music or a good glass of wine. This is concluded by researchers at the University of Nottingham. The British National Lottery asked them to investigate how satisfied lottery winners and a […]
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