The following video clip of Shawn Achor, CEO of Good Think, Inc., on TED.com is a must see. Shawn talks about the Happiness Advantage and backs it up with scientific research. Here are a couple of my favorite quotes from this clip: What we’re finding is it’s not necessarily the reality that shapes us, but the lens through which your […]
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Happy – A Documentary Trailer from Wadi Rum Films on Vimeo. Today’s World Happy Day! And there’s a documentary out exploring the ultimate question: What makes us happy? The film takes us from the bayous of Louisiana to the deserts of Namibia, from the beaches of Brazil to the villages of Okinawa, HAPPY explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion. There […]
Laughter, it can be said, is a symptom of joy. And it can often be a source of happiness–laughing makes us feel good. But this we already know. Here are some things you might not know about laughter: there are 40 to 50 qualitatively distinct kinds of laughs with distinct meanings female laughter might have evolved as a way of […]
Eric Altman (formerly Eric Robert) is offering a Distance Healing on April 27th. You can learn more about Distance Healing on Eric’s event page on Facebook. “Like” his page, Eric Altman, Living Peace International; to keep updated on his events and healings. Register for this wonderful opportunity for energy healing on The Joy Team’s Distance Healing page.
One of my favorite magazines is Ode, the magazine for intelligent optimists. In their September issue was an article by Mary Desmond Pinkowish about why joy matters. Here’s a brief excerpt, but I think you’ll want to read the whole article on Ode’s website. Optimism 2.0 How an optimistic outlook can help improve your state of health, not just your […]
Happy people live longer, have better immune systems and resist disease more effectively. Being joyful, then, is a direct path to being healthy. And when we’re happy and healthy we make choices that continue to support that health and happiness–it’s a wonderful cycle that ripples out and inspires others to make happy, healthy choices. To that end, we’d like to offer resources to […]