Happiness

Women are at their happiest stage after they are widowed, reveals survey

Women are at their happiest stage after they are widowed, reveals survey

The study, a survey carried out by NHS, also revealed that women are more likely to report serious health issues in their lifetime than men.

Dec 15, 2017, 17:53 PM IST
Don't count on a pay rise for your wellbeing, study says sleep gives you a better life!

Don't count on a pay rise for your wellbeing, study says sleep gives you a better life!

Income had little impact on how well people felt, the researchers found, with a 50 percent pay rise lifting a wellbeing score by just 0.5. 

Sep 19, 2017, 12:09 PM IST
Good health and longevity: Why happiness matters?

Good health and longevity: Why happiness matters?

A study has claimed that people who experience a range of positive emotions in their daily lives - from enthusiasm to cheerfulness and calm - may have a lower risk of chronic diseases and premature death.

 

Jul 25, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Is your boss giving you a hard time? Coping with them may boost your happiness quotient!

Is your boss giving you a hard time? Coping with them may boost your happiness quotient!

The studies used different measures of emotional exhaustion, happiness and perceived supervisor support (PSS) and the participants were asked to complete questionnaires.

Apr 16, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Healthy living tops list of Indian consumer priorities

Healthy living tops list of Indian consumer priorities

New research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that nearly half (48%) of consumers in India aim to live a healthier lifestyle, followed by better time management (30%), improving relationships with family and friends (25%), and travelling (24%).

Apr 05, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
India among world's least happy nations, ranks 122nd in happiness index

India among world's least happy nations, ranks 122nd in happiness index

According to the World Happiness Report 2017, India came down by three slots as compared to last year when it was placed at 118th spot.

Mar 21, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
World Happiness Day: Boost your mood, health naturally with these superfoods!

World Happiness Day: Boost your mood, health naturally with these superfoods!

A nutrient-rich food not only keeps you in tip-top health, but also boosts your happiness and fights symptoms of depression, anxiety and other mental health issues.

Mar 20, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Feeling blue? Consider these physical activities to boost your happiness

Feeling blue? Consider these physical activities to boost your happiness

In a latest development, a new smartphone-based study has found that even moderate levels of activity can increase a person's emotional well-being, regardless of their baseline level of happiness.

Mar 11, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Here’s how you can be HAPPY- Watch

Here’s how you can be HAPPY- Watch

By shunning reasons to be happy or choosing not to be gleeful, you do great harm to not just your mental health but also your physical being.

Feb 17, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
Happiness is all around! Here's how you can find it

Happiness is all around! Here's how you can find it

And, once you find it, life will turn out to be all beautiful again.

Feb 16, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
Want to get rid of stress? Get married!

Want to get rid of stress? Get married!

Married individuals had lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol than those who never married or were previously married, showed the study published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Feb 15, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
Boost your happiness – Here’s how

Boost your happiness – Here’s how

The researchers found that being kind to others causes a small but significant improvement in our well-being. 

Oct 07, 2016, 08:30 AM IST

Mumbaikers highest on happiness index; Delhittes 2nd last: Survey

The survey, conducted ahead of World Heart Day, found Mumbai to be the happiest city although residents eat unhealthy food and lead a sedentary lifestyle.

Sep 30, 2016, 13:27 PM IST

New research identifies role of mood in making decisions

In their study, Gross and his fellow researchers used a smartphone app to randomly survey the activities and moods of more than 60,000 people over an average of 27 days, and found that mood plays a strong role in how people decide to spend their time each day.

Aug 29, 2016, 11:21 AM IST
Be responsible for your own happiness: Kristen Stewart

Be responsible for your own happiness: Kristen Stewart

 Actress Kristen Stewart believes that people should not regret or blame the past, but take responsibility for their own happiness.

Aug 20, 2016, 16:31 PM IST
Want to be happy all the time? Watch video for tips!

Want to be happy all the time? Watch video for tips!

We all want to be happy in our lives and most importantly 'every time'.

Aug 09, 2016, 11:47 AM IST

Five surprising health benefits of laughter you didn't know about!

A good, hearty laugh is beneficial to humanity in countless ways. Some researchers believe laughter might be the best medicine.

Aug 05, 2016, 09:49 AM IST

In a first, Madhya Pradesh govt sets up 'Happiness Department'

Madhya Pradesh's Happiness Department will coordinate among other departments and craft policies in a way to increase the level of happiness among its citizens. 

Jul 15, 2016, 15:14 PM IST

Five ways for a stress-free, happy life!

But, happiness is a choice. It depends on how well we can control over our emotional well-being, no matter what happens.  

Jul 12, 2016, 11:50 AM IST

Eat more fruits and veggies to boost happiness!

People who changed from almost no fruit and vegetables to eight portions of a day showed an increase in life satisfaction.

Jul 11, 2016, 12:28 PM IST