Browsing Tag: happiness

Be Aware of the Snowball Effect of Your Thinking by Richard Carlson

A powerful technique for becoming more peaceful is to be aware of how quickly your negative and insecure thinking can spiral out of control. Have you ever noticed how uptight you feel when you’re caught up in your thinking? And, to top it off, the more absorbed you get in the details of whatever is […]

What Makes People Happy? By Professor Ed Diener

To understand life satisfaction scores, it is helpful to understand some of the components that go into most people’s experience of happiness. One of the most important influences on happiness is social relationships. People who score high on life satisfaction tend to have close and supportive family and friends, whereas those who do not have […]