Scientists discover genes linked to happiness, depression

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Apart from determining the color of eye lens, sense of humor or athletic skills, genes now can be an important determinant of one's outlook of life, according to a latest study.

Want to know the secret of being beautiful - Watch this video

You may have heard of the phrase 'beauty is only skin deep' but do you understand its full meaning.

Can money buy happiness? - Watch this video to know!

Though this video is couple of months old but the message that it sends out is everlasting.

Unhappy at work? You are not alone

Researchers found that Brits experience a 7-8 per cent drop in happiness while at work, compared to doing activities outside of work.  

We are better at detecting laughter than words

Whether they are growls of anger, the laughter of happiness or cries of sadness, humans pay more attention when an emotion is expressed through vocalisations than we do when the same emotion is expressed in speech.

Smaller meals layered with incentives make people happier

A small incentive with a meal consistently motivates kids and adults to choose smaller portions, says a new study.

What makes foodies happy and dieters sad

Contrary to popular perceptions, foodies - those who take time to appreciate the texture, flavour and beauty of food - do not eat larger portions than what the dieters generally eat, says new research.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: How to achieve success when entering the corporate world?-Part 3

This Week Dr. Subhash Chandra Show was held at Birla Institute of Management & Technology, Greater Noida. Dr. Chandra spoke about how to achieve Success when entering the Corporate World. He gave 6 tips that would ensure a newcomer in any industry gets success.

Will unhappiness make you ill? Researchers will tell you

Will unhappiness make you ill? Researchers will tell you

In a study comprising one million British women, researchers found that happiness itself has no direct effect on mortality.


More grey matter mass may be secret to happiness

The secret to happiness may lie in having more grey matter mass in a region of the brain called precuneus, a new study suggests.

Sweet poison: Check out for adulteration in sweets this Diwali

Diwali is a festival of happiness, prosperity and all the goodness in life. But unfortunately, some elements are lurking in the shadows to spoil your Diwali. We cover those elements to caution you beforehand so that you can have a great Diwali.

For a happier life, give up Facebook: Study

For a happier life, give up Facebook: Study

Facebook users are 39 percent more likely to feel less happy than non-users.

People in 30s were lot happier in 1970s than today

People in 30s were lot happier in 1970s than today

Adults over age 30 are not as happy as they used to be, but teenagers and young adults are happier than ever.

Watch: How you can be 'happy'?

Watch: How you can be 'happy'?

Has the mundane life made you monotonous and unhappy? Worry not, because we are here to give you your 'guide to happiness'. Yes, did you just smile reading this? Great start, already peeps.

Stay away from affluent people to keep your sanity intact

Having high-status people in your social network may not always enhance your happiness, as per a new study.

Don't worry, be happy! Positive emotions good for your heart

 Negative emotions and depression are known to have harmful effects on health.

Cindy Crawford's beauty secret is happiness

Model Cindy Crawford says her top tip to stay beautiful is to be happy.

Being single can also bring happiness

If you think being single will bring sadness in your life one day, you are probably wrong. Single people can also have satisfying lives, researchers have found.

'Ha ha' most used happiness expression on Facebook

'Ha ha' most used happiness expression on Facebook

Most people express happiness with "ha ha" followed by emojis, "he he" and "LOL (laughing out loud)", says a recent Facebook research on e-laughing.

Know what you shouldn’t be doing to your child

Know what you shouldn’t be doing to your child

Parents often misjudge the happiness levels of their kids as they make the estimation based on their personal feelings and not of their children's, says a study.