10 ways to increase happiness

10 ways to increase happiness

  10 ways to increase happiness Accept responsibility for yourself When you accept that you are where you are in life due to your own choices and stop blaming others for your situation, you begin to feel back in control of your life. You, and 

What is the Return trip Effect?

What is the Return trip Effect?

I took my dog, Socks for a walk a few days ago. It was a new area that I had never explored before and I was impressed at the wonderful forest I found almost hidden in a suburban area. As I ventured further into the 

Why Should You Practice Having an Oral Health Routine?

Why Should You Practice Having an Oral Health Routine?

The most common cause for bad breath and tooth and gum issues is poor oral hygiene. As food particles become trapped in between teeth, they break down, and the usual bacteria found in the mouth use them to make sulfur compounds as a byproduct. If 

Good advice for a happy new year

Good advice for a happy new year

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” – Buddha I seem to spend an inordinate amount of time looking for ‘mental fixes’ and sure-fire actions to make life happier, smoother and more peaceful. However, no matter how hard I try I 

Twelve Things Happy People Do Differently

Twelve Things Happy People Do Differently

Twelve Things Happy People Do Differently There are certain behaviours that happy people engage in that give them the edge over others. Believe it or not, there are psychological tricks to improve your mood. Sometimes, the behaviours may seem counterintuitive but research shows that these actions help boost 

Why are narcissists so mean?

Why are narcissists so mean?

They may claim they love you, but you must determine whether you feel loved by the way they treat you. Narcissists don’t always intend to be mean but due to the fact that they lack empathy, they often hurt their partners without realising it. An 

Your brain during gaming

Your brain during gaming

Research to date suggests that playing video games can change the brain regions responsible for attention and visuospatial skills and make them more efficient. The average age of gamers was 35 in 2016. Palaus and his colleagues collected the results from 116 scientific studies, (the findings of 

Interesting facts abut music and empathy

Interesting facts abut music and empathy

Where Music and Empathy Converge in the Brain A new study suggests that people who are highly empathic process music differently in their brains. Music seems to be a social glue Think of how love songs enhance our romantic feelings, how marching bands intensify our 

The jobs that narcissists and empaths are drawn to

The jobs that narcissists and empaths are drawn to

No careers are exclusively narc-filled or for empaths only, but there are some interesting jobs and professions that attract more narcissist than others. And when we consider some of the more extreme stereotypes, we start to see how narcissists behave and are motivated. Please note: 

How seasons affect humans

How seasons affect humans

Life on this planet is adapted to the 24-hour (h) solar day. Over evolutionary time, the predictable daily cycles of light and dark have been internalized in the form of circadian rhythms. Before electric lights were introduced about a century ago, people were exposed to